VFN’s Annual Conference is coming up on April 5th, register today!

Vermont Family Network’s Annual Conference will be held Wednesday, April 5  at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center. This year’s conference theme is “High Hopes & Great Expectations” and Alix Generous will be the keynote speaker. Our day-long conference hosts more than 300 attendees, 35 exhibitors, and features 14 workshops geared to helping families who have children with special needs. Click here for more information […]

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Multi-Tiered System of Supports

A Multi-Tiered System of Supports or MTSS unifies general education and special education to teach all children, with and without disabilities, to be successful learners. It provides supports in both academics and behavior and can promote the inclusion of children with disabilities in school. Families are involved every step of the way and work collaboratively […]

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Disability Awareness Day March 2

There is power in numbers! Please plan to raise your voice with many others at this year’s Disability Awareness Day at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier on Thursday, March 2. There will be a full day of activities including a keynote speaker, various workshops, and a chance to meet and talk with legislators. Vermont Family Network […]

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Need Input from High School Students

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and Vermont Family Network (VFN) are conducting research to understand the needs of Vermont’s students with disabilities as part of our 2017 Needs Assessment. VFN is conducting an online survey and listening sessions as part of this process, and we would like your help in letting the students and families you work […]

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February 28 Concert Supports Tom Sustic Fund

Congratulations to Young Tradition Vermont on securing co-sponsorship from the UVM Children’s Hospital for their February 28th Mardi Gras Concert to benefit the Tom Sustic Fund! Kudos to the young performers of traditional music, their families and teachers, musicians, and supporters of the Tom Sustic Fund. Their fund-raising efforts support children and families in life-altering […]

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VFN Restaurant Raffle

A $5 raffle ticket can win you one of 20+ gift certificates from restaurants all over the area! This important fundraiser will support the work we do with families of children with disabilities all over the State of Vermont!Check out the list of restaurants, and buy your tickets here:http://www.vermontfamilynetwork.org/donate/dine-to-donate/

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Public Hearings on Vermont Governor’s FY18 Proposed State Budget on 2/13 & 2/16

January 24, 2017 by Common Good Vermont Coordinator The Vermont House and Senate Committees on Appropriations are seeking public input on the FY 2018 Governor’s Proposed State Budget and will hold community-based public hearings on Monday, February 13, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the 6 locations listed below. Bellows Falls: Windham Antique Center, 5 The […]

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