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2014 Annual Conference Details

by kburdo on February 5, 2014

Vermont Family Network 2014 Annual Conference “The Power Of Our Stories” Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Time: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Location: Hilton Burlington 60 Battery Street, Burlington, VT 05401 Keynote Speaker: Robert Rummel-Hudson is an author and advocate whose 2008 memoir, Schuyler’s Monster: A Father’s Journey with His Wordless Daughter (St. Martin’s Press), told […]

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Meet Olivia Smith-Hammond

by jmorton on October 23, 2013

My name is Olivia Smith-Hammond and I am a college student with a disability. I am also a Board Member at Vermont Family Network. I would like to share with you how this organization has helped me. When someone first meets me, I appear to be a typically functioning, young woman in my mid-twenties. I’m […]

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VFN Welcomes Three New Board Members

by jmorton on October 3, 2013

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2013 Contact: Jeff Morton Director of Development & Marketing Vermont Family Network (802) 876-5315, ext. 248 Jeff.Morton@vtfn.org     Vermont Family Network Welcomes Three New Board Members  Vermont Family Network welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors in September. These individuals all have a variety of backgrounds […]

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Melinda Moulton is the CEO and a Co-Founder of Main Street Landing in Burlington. For more than 3 decades, she and her business partner, Lisa Steele, have devoted their careers to the redevelopment of Burlington’s Waterfront. Main Street Landing is committed to an environmentally friendly and socially responsible mission. As a community-oriented business woman who […]

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VFN Welcomes New Board Members

by jmorton on June 17, 2013

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 17, 2013 Contact: Jeff Morton Director of Development & Marketing Vermont Family Network (802) 876-5315, ext. 248 Jeff.Morton@vtfn.org Vermont Family Network Welcomes Two New Board Members Individuals reside in Williston Vermont Family Network (VFN) welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors during the organization’s Annual Meeting on June […]

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Local Restaurants Support VFN

by jmorton on April 5, 2013

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2013 Contact: Jeff Morton Director of Development & Marketing Vermont Family Network (802) 876-5315, ext. 248 Jeff.Morton@vtfn.org Local Restaurants Support Vermont Family Network Restaurateurs Present $1,445.00 Check to Non-Profit Organization Vermont Family Network was recently presented with a check for $1,445.00 by area restaurants that participated in the organization’s […]

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Mark your calendars! Our 2nd Annual Kickball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 27th at the Essex Tree Farm Recreational Fields. All proceeds will benefit Vermont Family Network and will support our work with children and families. Sign up as an individual or get an entire team to enter! The cost to participate is $30 […]

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VFN Welcomes New Board Members

by jmorton on February 26, 2013

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 26, 2013 Contact: Jeff Morton Director of Development & Marketing Vermont Family Network (802) 876-5315, ext. 248 Jeff.Morton@vtfn.org Vermont Family Network Welcomes New Board Members Individuals reside in Burlington and South Burlington Vermont Family Network (VFN) is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors. These individuals […]

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Emergency Preparedness Resources

by jmorton on November 1, 2012

Vermont Family Network Webinar: Prepare Yourself – Preparing for emergencies for people with disabilities and chronic health conditions. Previously recorded on  7/11/12.  Learn how to be better prepared as a community, and how to plan for disasters. Individuals with or without disabilities can decrease the impact of a disaster by taking steps to prepare before an […]

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2013 Annual Conference Details

by jmorton on October 22, 2012

Vermont Family Network 2013 Annual Conference “Transforming Hope into Action” Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Time: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Hilton Burlington 60 Battery Street, Burlington, VT 05401 Keynote Speaker: Laura Basili, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist whose therapeutic work focuses on how children, families, and helping professionals make meaning of adversity, illness, […]

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Resources on Assistive Technology

by Martha Frank on October 1, 2012

Assistive Technology Fact Sheets: Assistive Technology and School Assistive Technology Evaluations APPS Vermont Resources National Resources Publications Websites

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VFN to Show Wretches & Jabberers

by jmorton on September 25, 2012

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2012 Contact: Jeff Morton Director of Development & Communications Vermont Family Network (802) 876-5315, ext. 248 Jeff.Morton@vtfn.org Vermont Family Network to Show Wretches & Jabberers at Main Street Landing Film Highlights the Journey of Two Men with Autism Who Embark on a Global Quest to Change Attitudes about Disability […]

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Taylor was born on a beautiful sunny fall day 8 years ago in a small suburb of San Francisco, California. Within minutes I heard the hushed tones of the operating room with a label to match this tiny, delicate little boy. Down syndrome they all quietly hushed, and yet to me, all I could see […]

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VFN Appears on WCAX-TV

by jmorton on August 24, 2012

Vermont Family Network Recently appeared on WCAX-TV to talk about our First Annual Kickball Tournament. Click here  to see the story.

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