VCDR 2016 Weekly Legislative Committee and Calendar Activity (1/25-1/29)

Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights VCDR 2016 Weekly Legislative Committee and Calendar Activity January 25 – January 29   These weekly alerts will contain summaries of legislative activities, committee agendas, and House and Senate Calendar items that would be of interest to the disability community. The complete committee schedules will not be found here, but a […]

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Dine to Donate! Vermont Family Network’s 5th Annual Valentine’s Fundraiser! (2/1-2/14)

Make a difference and help change the lives of children with special needs in Vermont – just by eating! Every year, VFN partners with restaurants around Vermont for the first two weeks of February. The participating restaurants donate proceeds from a specified appetizer, entrée, dessert, or bottle of wine that is sold during this 14-day period. […]

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Transition Forum in St. Johnsbury (2/9)

St. Johnsbury Academy: Transitioning from High School to Adulthood Forum. Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm . Register now. Presenters: Lori Gilbar, Family Support Consultant, Vermont Family Network and Steven Smith, Transition Counselor, Voc Rehab Vermont. Your child with special needs is becoming an adult and you want to help! We will discuss transition planning, transition services, transfer of rights incuding […]

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Webinar: Through Our Eyes (2/3)

Through Our Eyes. Wednesday, February 3, 10-11am. Register now. Take a look through our eyes and you’re sure to see, all that we are and all we can be! Join Peer Services Team members and peer advocates as they share highlights from a training they developed on disability awareness, empowerment, and self-advocacy. This webinar is […]

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Budget Adjustment Information/Testimony

BAA Testimony  Budget Adjustment Information: http://www.leg.state.vt.us/jfo/budget_fy2016.aspx   Budget Adjustment: http://www.leg.state.vt.us/jfo/appropriations/fy_2016/FY2016%20BAA/FY%202016%20Governor’s%20Recommended%20Budget%20Adjustment.pdf Selected Budget Adjustment Public Hearing Hearings: Ed Paquin, Disability Rights Vermont FY2016 Budget Adjustment – Public Hearing House Appropriations/FY2016 Budget Adjustment/Public Hearings – FY2016 Budget Adjustment Erhard Mahnke – VT Affordable Housing Coalition FY2016 Budget Adjustment – Public Hearing – Doc 1 House Appropriations/FY2016 Budget Adjustment/Public […]

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Webinar: IEP Development (1/27)

IEP Development – How to Develop an IEP that Meets Your Child’s Needs. Wednesday, January 27, 1-2pm. Register now. This webinar will explore what parents should expect during the process of developing an IEP. An emphasis will be placed upon discussing how to use both evaluation information and current classroom assessment data to identify present levels […]

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VCDR Weekly Legislative Committee and Calendar Activity (1/11 – 1/15)

Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights VCDR 2016 Weekly Legislative Committee and Calendar Activity January 11 – January 15   These weekly alerts will contain summaries of legislative activities, committee agendas, and House and Senate Calendar items that would be of interest to the disability community. The complete committee schedules will not be found here, but a […]

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