Happy Thanksgiving! Our offices are closed Thursday 11/26 and Friday 11/27, but we will re-open for normal business hours on Monday.
Make your voice count! You have the opportunity to have input into the state’s Human Services budget – 11/23 from 1:00 to 3:00 via a webinar! REGISTER NOW! In this year of urgent need to increase funding for Vermont’s most vulnerable individuals, children, and families and the agencies that serve them, please weigh in! […]
Comprehensive Special Education Initial Evaluations and Triennial Re-evaluations. Wednesday, December 2, 10-11am. Register now. This workshop will explore what you should expect during both the initial special education evaluation process and the re-evaluation process in Vermont. We will discuss why an evaluation might be necessary, consent requirements, evaluation timelines, and the responsibilities of the school. […]
Traumatic Stress: Understanding What Happens in the Body and Brain. Wednesday, November 18, 10-11am. Register now. Trauma is often thought of as a single event that results in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. However, research now demonstrates that chronic and protracted exposure to stress can derail normal childhood development across multiple domains. We will take a look […]
Tickets are available now! Let your friends know you’re coming on Facebook! Award winning comedic storytellers and founders of “Say it Forward Productions,” Kevin Gallagher and Sue Schmidt are back with a brand new show! You can expect an evening of memorable tales as Gallagher and Schmidt join forces with Jason Lorber, a recovering Vermont […]
4th Annual Kickball Tournament to Benefit Vermont Family Network Raised Over $2600 for Children with Special Needs The Windjammer Hospitality Group held its 4th Annual Kickball Tournament to benefit Vermont Family Network on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Bayside Park in Essex. “I am so grateful to the Windjammer for its unwavering and creative support […]
Vermont Family Network is happy to announce that our Annual Conference will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the Hilton Burlington. Planning for 2016’s VFN annual conference is well underway so check back frequently for more details on our website! Next year’s theme and keynote speaker to be announced shortly.
Accessing Children’s Personal Care Services. Wednesday, October 28, 10-11am. Register now. This webinar will provide participants an overview of the Children’s Personal Care Services benefit, how to apply and information on how access services when approved; information about managing “dollar-based budgets”, accessing account information and electronic timesheet submission will be included. Presenters: Maryann Willson, Fiscal […]
How the New Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) Can Provide Support for Your High School Student. Wednesday, October 14, 10-11am. Register now. This webinar will go through the changes that Vermont Vocational Rehabilitation has made and is implementing to support Pre-Employment Transition Services (PETS) to students with disabilities throughout their high school years. The […]
Newport Support Group for parents and caregivers of children and young adults with special needs. Spend time getting all your paperwork organized in a free Care Notebook. Enjoy refreshments, resources, and door prizes. September 18 from 10 am – 11:30 am or September 30 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. RSVP or questions to Lori […]