Author Archives: Janice Sabett

Vermont Leadership Series Needs You!

The Vermont Leadership Series trains Vermonters with developmental disabilities, and their family members, to be advocates for positive social change. Nearly 100 Vermonters have participated so far. Graduates get involved! For example, several Leadership graduates have joined boards, committees, or advisory work groups on a variety of important topics. Leadership participants also get a chance […]

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Vermont’s Special Education Rules

Vermont’s current Special Education Rules (dated 6/1/13) issued by the Vermont Agency of Education are now available on the Vermont Family Network website. Please call our helpline at 1-800-800-4005 or (802) 876-5315 whenever you have questions about special education or the Rules. We’re here to listen and help!

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Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Thanks to Rebecca O’Reilly MS, RD, Vermont Department of Health, for submitting this article. I don’t know what happened to fall, but somehow here we are smack in the middle of the school year. The holidays are behind us and we’ve once again settled into a relative state of normalcy, or at least routine. Routine […]

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Baseball to Benefit VFN

Baseball to Benefit VFN! You can now purchase your “May Days” tickets right up until game day! When you purchase Lake Monsters tickets for the specific VFN date (Sunday, August 19th) using the specific link below, a portion of every ticket will go to VFN! That night is also “fleece blanket night” so you don’t […]

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Puppet Stories from the Road

Local supporters, Creative Labels of Vermont and The Gibney Family Foundation sponsored our May puppet shows at Vermont schools. The puppets presented shows on Cultural Diversity, Bullying Prevention, Children’s Mental Health, Healthy Snacking, and Autism Demystification. Here’s what the kids are saying: “I learned there is a difference between being rude, mean and bullying.” 4th […]

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