What trainings does FACT offer?

IEP Trainings – Transition to Kindergarten – Transition to Adulthood – Person-centered One-Page Profiles – Behavior and the IEP – Special Education RightsYouth – en Español

Event Cancellation Policy

Aug
24
Wed
Who Wants S’mores? (Lincoln City)
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Who wants S’mores?

Join other families for a fun evening by the fire making s’mores and singing songs with FACT at East Devil’s Lake Day Use Area.  Bring your appetite and a chair, and FACT will supply the food and fun!

The day use area is off of NE East Devil’s Lake Road. Look for green FACT signs that point the way to the event.

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Call (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228 or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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In collaboration with:

 FACT Family Network
Aug
25
Thu
Who Wants S’mores? (Tillamook)
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Who wants S’mores?

Join other families for a fun evening by the fire making s’mores and singing songs with FACT at Cape Lookout State Park.  Bring your appetite and a chair, and let FACT supply the food and fun.

We will meet up at a tent site. Look for green FACT signs to point the way to the fun.

You will receive detailed information including check in and parking instructions after you register.

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Call (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228 or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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In collaboration with:

 FACT Family Network
Aug
29
Mon
Understanding Special Education and Your Important Role on the IEP Team (The Dalles)
Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

You will learn about:

  • Introduction to key special education and important definitions
  • Understanding your critically important role on the team
  • Process and development of the IEP
  • Healthy team dynamics

Please Register

Call  (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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With support from:

 Mid Columbia Medical Center horizontal
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Sep
1
Thu
Parent Coffee (Astoria)
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Need a coffee break? Want to chat with other parents on a similar journey? Join us for a cup of coffee and conversation on the first Thursday of every month. FACT Family Network will be handing out nuggets of information each month to help you better advocate for your child.

Please register to let us know you’re coming:

August 4, 2016

September 1, 2016

October 6, 2016

November 3, 2016

December 1, 2016

For more information call (503) 786-6082  or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org.

 

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Sep
2
Fri
Parent Coffee (Tillamook)
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Need a coffee break? Want to chat with other parents on a similar journey? Join us for a cup of coffee and conversation on the first Thursday of every month. FACT Family Network will be handing out nuggets of information each month to help you better advocate for your child.

Please register to let us know you’re coming:

September 2, 2016

October 7, 2016

November 4, 2016

December 2, 2016

For more information call (503) 786-6082  or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org.

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Sep
8
Thu
UCP’s Gimme a Break Parent Support Group (Portland)
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Topic: Understanding Special Education

FACT PTI will present information about IEP’s, your child’s rights in school, and more! There will be plenty of time for all your questions.

  • TIME: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • LOCATION: UCP office: 305 NE 102nd Ave, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97220
  • COST: Free to attend
  • RSVP: Please RSVP if you are attending, and tell us if you need childcare by September 7 by email: fsd@ucpaorwa.org or phone, (503) 467-0343 or (503) 467-0332.
Sep
15
Thu
Preparing for the Transition to Adulthood Series: Part 1 (Redmond)
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you raising a child experiencing disability? Join FACT to learn about important changes, ideas, plans, and services to prepare for your son or daughter’s transition into adulthood! In this session, you will learn about:

  • Self-determination
  • Adult services
  • Importance of vision for the future
  • Developing the transition components of the IEP
  • Guardianship and other options

Vendors representing service agencies will be present at this event.

Please Register

This workshop will be held at the High Desert ESD with streaming to other locations (TBD) which will be hosted by Transition Network Facilitators and Family Networks across the state. Please see the registration page for details.

Call (503) 786-6082 or 1-888-988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

Preparing for the Transition to Adulthood Part 1

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In partnership with:

  CentralOR DSN small High Desert ESD
Individualized Education Plan [IEP] Training Clinic (Tillamook)
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

FACT Oregon will be in your town to host an Individualized Education Plan [IEP] training clinic. Parents are invited to bring their child’s IEP to this interactive session and ask questions about how to develop smart goals, incorporate your child’s strengths and interests in the IEP, and learn strategies for building healthy dynamics with your child’s education team.

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Call (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228 or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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In collaboration with:

 FACT Family Network
Sep
19
Mon
Transition to Adulthood: Learn About Adult Service Brokerages (Tualatin)
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join FACT and Independence NW for an informative night about who brokerages are, what they do and what to expect!  You will learn about:

  • Eligibility
  • Funding
  • Services
  • Providers
  • Person-centered planning
  • Self-direction and much more!

Please Register

If you or a loved one are considering brokerage services, are a young adult in high school transition, or someone in their first year of adult services, you’ll get the details you need! A parent panel will join us to offer tips and tools that worked for their families and answer your questions.

Call (503) 786-6082 or 1-888-988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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In partnership with:

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Sep
20
Tue
Entendiendo el Proceso de Educación Especial [el IEP] (Canby)
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Usted aprenderá acerca de:

  • Introducción a las definiciones claves de la educación especial
  • Entendiendo su papel crítico e importante en el equipo
  • Proceso y desarrollo del IEP
  • Dinámicas saludables de equipo

Please Register

Se proporcionarán refrescos y snacks. Este entrenamiento será presentado en Inglés y en Español al mismo tiempo en diferentes salones.

Para mas información llamar al (503) 786-6082  o 1 (888) 988-3228, o escríbanos a registration@factoregon.org.

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En colaboración con:

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Understanding Special Education and Your Important Role on the IEP Team (Canby)
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You will learn about:

  • Introduction to key special education and important definitions
  • Understanding your critically important role on the team
  • Process and development of the IEP
  • Healthy team dynamics

Please Register

Light refreshments provided. This presentation will be presented in English and Spanish in separate rooms.

Call  (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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In collaboration with:

 Canby SD-logo
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 FACT Family Network
Oct
3
Mon
Understanding Special Education and Your Important Role on the IEP Team (St. Helens)
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

You will learn about:

  • Introduction to key special education and important definitions
  • Understanding your critically important role on the team
  • Process and development of the IEP
  • Healthy team dynamics

Please Register

Call  (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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With support from:

 Columbia Community Mental Health
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Oct
4
Tue
Community Building: Creating a Whole Life in Community (Portland)
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

FACT, as part of the Region 1 DD Training Co-op Presents 

Community Building: Creating a Whole Life in Community

What does it mean to build community for your child? What would a “whole life” in community look like for your child – a life with friends, belonging, and active community participation? In this presentation, we will explore key concepts and tools for building community, such as:

  • Circle of friends
  • Community mapping
  • Plan my week

Join us for this FREE training event, and see the possibilities!

Please Register

Call  (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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Oct
6
Thu
Parent Coffee (Astoria)
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Need a coffee break? Want to chat with other parents on a similar journey? Join us for a cup of coffee and conversation on the first Thursday of every month. FACT Family Network will be handing out nuggets of information each month to help you better advocate for your child.

Please register to let us know you’re coming:

August 4, 2016

September 1, 2016

October 6, 2016

November 3, 2016

December 1, 2016

For more information call (503) 786-6082  or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org.

 

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Oct
7
Fri
Parent Coffee (Tillamook)
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Need a coffee break? Want to chat with other parents on a similar journey? Join us for a cup of coffee and conversation on the first Thursday of every month. FACT Family Network will be handing out nuggets of information each month to help you better advocate for your child.

Please register to let us know you’re coming:

September 2, 2016

October 7, 2016

November 4, 2016

December 2, 2016

For more information call (503) 786-6082  or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org.

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Oct
11
Tue
It Starts with a Dream: Introduction to Person-centered Planning and the One-page Profile (Canby)
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You will learn about:

  • How a vision/dream for the future is the beginning of the journey
  • The importance of introducing a child with their strengths
  • The importance of having high expectations
  • The one-page profile and how it can be used in the IEP and in identifying supports, building community, and planning for life after school

Please Register

Light refreshments provided. This presentation will be presented in English and Spanish in separate rooms.

Call  (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

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In collaboration with:

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 FACT Family Network
Todo Comienza con un Sueño: Introducción a la planificación Centrada en la persona y al Perfil de una Página (Canby)
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Usted aprenderá acerca de:

  • Como empieza el camino con una vision/sueño acerca del futuro
  • La importancia de presentar a un niño con sus capacidades
  • La importancia de tener altas expectativas
  • El perfil de una página y como se puede usar en el IEP, como identificar apoyos, construir comunidad, y planear una vida después de la escuela

Please Register

Se proporcionarán refrescos y snacks. Este entrenamiento será presentado en Inglés y en Español al mismo tiempo en diferentes salones.

Para mas información llamar al (503) 786-6082  o 1 (888) 988-3228, o escríbanos a registration@factoregon.org.

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En colaboración con:

 Canby SD-logo
 FACT PTI logo
 FACT Family Network
Oct
20
Thu
Preparing for the Transition to Adulthood Series: Part 2 (Redmond)
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you raising a child experiencing disability? Join FACT to learn about important changes, ideas, plans, and services to prepare for your son or daughter’s transition into adulthood! In this session, you will learn about:

  • Guardianship, conservatorship, and other options
  • The ABLE Act: what is this, and how can it help my child save money?
  • Developmental disability services: eligibility, planning, services, and supports
  • Choices: brokerage services and community developmental disability programs

Vendors representing service agencies will be present at this event.

Please Register

This workshop will be held at the High Desert ESD with streaming to other locations (TBD) which will be hosted by Transition Network Facilitators and Family Networks across the state. Please see the registration page for details.

Call (503) 786-6082 or 1-888-988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org with questions or assistance with registration.

Informational flyer (in English)

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In partnership with:

  CentralOR DSN small High Desert ESD
Nov
3
Thu
Parent Coffee (Astoria)
Nov 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Need a coffee break? Want to chat with other parents on a similar journey? Join us for a cup of coffee and conversation on the first Thursday of every month. FACT Family Network will be handing out nuggets of information each month to help you better advocate for your child.

Please register to let us know you’re coming:

August 4, 2016

September 1, 2016

October 6, 2016

November 3, 2016

December 1, 2016

For more information call (503) 786-6082  or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org.

 

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Nov
4
Fri
Parent Coffee (Tillamook)
Nov 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Need a coffee break? Want to chat with other parents on a similar journey? Join us for a cup of coffee and conversation on the first Thursday of every month. FACT Family Network will be handing out nuggets of information each month to help you better advocate for your child.

Please register to let us know you’re coming:

September 2, 2016

October 7, 2016

November 4, 2016

December 2, 2016

For more information call (503) 786-6082  or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org.

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