Webinar: Advocating for Your Child 1/14

Advocating for Your Child. Wednesday, January 14, 10am-11am. Register now. Parents are their children’s best advocates. What is advocacy? How do I communicate more effectively? Why is validation and effective communication so important to successful advocacy? Whether you advocate for your child’s health care, education or overall development, join this webinar for an overview of practical […]

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Webinar: Act 158 (At-Home Treatment for Autism & Other Dev. Disabilities) 1/7/15

Update on ACT 158: Accessing Treatment at Home for Your Child with Autism or other Developmental Disability. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 10am-11am. Register now. ACT 158 is Vermont’s landmark law that requires coverage of certain therapies by insurance companies and Medicaid. Although Vermont was the 20th state to pass a law requiring insurance coverage, Vermont is […]

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2015 Annual Conference Details

Vermont Family Network’s annual conference for families and professionals caring for children with special needs is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Hilton in Burlington. This year’s conference theme is “Inspire ~ Connect ~ Lead” and Dr. Patricia Prelock will be the keynote speaker. Our day-long conference hosts more than 300 attendees and […]

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Burlington: SibShop 12/7

Upcoming #SibShop! Ages 11+. Sun. 12/7, 2-5pm at Petra Cliffs in Burlington. We’ll have access to climbing, the high ropes course, instruction, and some upstairs hanging out space. We’ll also share some food, fun and conversation. For more information or to RSVP, contact Joanne.Wechsler@vtfn.org or Joanne at 876-5315 x217.

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Happy #GivingTuesday!

We have day for giving thanks, and we have two for getting deals. Now, we have a global day dedicated to giving back! It doesn’t matter how much you give, or what you give, only that you give! Vermont Family Network  is about to launch our annual appeal, and we hope you’ll consider celebrating #GivingTuesday with a […]

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VFN Launches New Website

We are very excited about our new website. The design is fresh and the content has been reorganized, making it easier for our families and professionals to navigate. The new design also allows us to showcase our families and highlight their stories and experiences with VFN right on our homepage. Check back often to see […]

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