Click on any of the following links to find out more about FACT Oregon trainings on that topic:

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

Event Cancellation Policy

Feb
21
Tue
Friends & Family Access Play @ the Portland Children’s Museum (Portland)
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at Portland Children’s Museum for a FREE access play event. This calmer, low-sensory play time is open exclusively for families with children experiencing disabilities, including friends and families of our partner organizations. Want to make it a play date? You’re welcome to bring friends. See you at the Museum!

Flyer for Access Play event at Portland Children's Museum

 

Feb
22
Wed
FACT Oregon Hosts ABLE Act Webinar Presented by Palladio Group (Webinar)
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This presentation will feature:

  • An overview of the ABLE Act
  • A comparison of ABLE accounts v. special needs trust
  • Practical uses of ABLE accounts
  • Time for your questions and answers

This is an online webinar. After registering, you will receive an email with details on how to login and access the webinar.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

In collaboration with:

Palladio Group logo

 

 

Feb
25
Sat
Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (Eugene)
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You will learn about:

  • Difference between IFSP/IEP
  • Importance of having a vision for the future
  • Your role on the IEP team
  • The process of transition to Kindergarten (from ECSE to IEP)
  • Preparing for your first IEP meeting

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University of Oregon, Clinical Services Building, Room 145
(Use the north entrance of the building. Parking is free in the lot on Saturdays!)
901 E. 18th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403

Light refreshments provided! Childcare will also be provided for Early Childhood CARES families only. Register for childcare by contacting Carla at carlam@uoregon.edu, or (541) 346-2578.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

The Arc of Lane County logo

  Early Childhood Cares logo

 

Feb
27
Mon
GO! Project: Focus on Direct Support Professional Wages (Salem)
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join FACT Oregon in support of the GO! Project at the Capitol!

GO! Project: Focus on Direct Support Professional Wages

Don’t miss this opportunity to support the developmental disability [DD] community and make your voice heard!

  • Meet with your legislators
  • Advocate for the DD services that make a difference in your life
  • Help us build a strong foundation of legislative support around the Capitol
  • Stop by the DD Legislative Advocacy Headquarters to receive fact sheets, advocacy training, and support from the GO! Project advocacy team

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Wear something yellow to show unity for the DD community!

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

 Grassroots Oregon logo

www.oregoniddcoalition.org
The Grassroots Oregon Project is a project of the Oregon I/DD Coalition.

Feb
28
Tue
Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (Beaverton)
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parents of little ones in preschool: this learning opportunity is for you! In this training, you will learn about:

  • The transition process from preschool to kindergarten for young kids with disabilities
  • Preparing for your first planning meeting with the kindergarten team
  • Having a positive vision for your child’s future
  • Healthy team dynamics, and tips and tools for a successful first year of school!

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Childcare is available for Play Connections families. Contact Amber Morgan at intern@playconnectcenter.com to register your child.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

Play Connections logo
Mar
1
Wed
Understanding Your Parent Rights in Special Education (Webinar)
Mar 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

You will learn about:

  • Procedural safeguards
  • The importance of record keeping
  • Dispute resolution options (mediation/complaint/due process)
  • Strategies for resolving disagreements

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After registering, you will be sent a link with information on how to access the webinar.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Understanding Your Parent Rights in Special Education (Webinar)
Mar 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

You will learn about:

  • Procedural safeguards
  • The importance of record keeping
  • Dispute resolution options (mediation/complaint/due process)
  • Strategies for resolving disagreements

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After registering, you will be sent a link with information on how to access the webinar.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Mar
2
Thu
Launch: Preparing for the Transition into Adulthood (Webinar)
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you raising a child or teen experiencing disability? Are you curious what school, employment, community, and formal services might look like as your child grows up? Join FACT to hear all about the transition to adulthood for children and teens experiencing disability. You don’t want to miss this important online learning opportunity!

We will talk about:

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

Please Register

After registering, you will receive an email with details on how to login and access the webinar.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Mar
6
Mon
Understanding and Navigating Developmental Disability Services: Understanding the Individual Support Plan [ISP] (Part 2 of 3) (Gresham)
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Is your child receiving developmental disability [DD] or “K Plan” services? Want to know more about those annual meetings, assessments, goals, and services? Join us!

At this event, you will:

  • Learn all about the needs assessment
  • Learn what information goes into your child’s plan, and how to share your child’s strengths and talents
  • Understand how to advocate for your child’s hopes, dreams, and needs
  • Learn how to build a plan that is right for your child and your family

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

 

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

Multnomah County logo

Mar
8
Wed
Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (St Helens)
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parents of little ones in preschool: this learning opportunity is for you! In this training, you will learn about:

  • Difference between IFSP/IEP
  • Importance of having a vision for the future
  • Your role on the IEP team
  • The process of transition to Kindergarten (from ECSE to IEP)
  • Preparing for your first IEP meeting

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A light dinner will be provided. Child care provided – please contact Cindy Jaeger at cjaeger@nwresd.k12.or.us or call 503-366-4100 to register your child.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

 NW Regional ESD's logo
Mar
14
Tue
Understanding Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Training (Webinar)
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Mar
15
Wed
Understanding Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Training (Gresham)
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
16
Thu
Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (Prineville)
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Parents of little ones in preschool: this learning opportunity is for you! In this training, you will learn about:

  • Difference between IFSP/IEP
  • Importance of having a vision for the future
  • Your role on the IEP team
  • The process of transition to Kindergarten (from ECSE to IEP)
  • Preparing for your first IEP meeting

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Light refreshments will be available. Contact dianna@codsn.org to register your child.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

 

In collaboration with:

 

Mar
20
Mon
GO! Project: Focus on Families and Regional Family Networks (Salem)
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join FACT Oregon in support of the GO! Project at the Capitol!

GO! Project: Focus on Families and  Regional Family Networks

Don’t miss this opportunity to support the developmental disability [DD] community and make your voice heard!

  • Meet with your legislators
  • Advocate for the DD services that make a difference in your life
  • Help us build a strong foundation of legislative support around the Capitol
  • Stop by the DD Legislative Advocacy Headquarters to receive fact sheets, advocacy training, and support from the GO! Project advocacy team

please register button

Wear something yellow to show unity for the DD community!

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

 Grassroots Oregon logo

www.oregoniddcoalition.org
The Grassroots Oregon Project is a project of the Oregon I/DD Coalition.

Mar
21
Tue
Friends & Family Access Play @ the Portland Children’s Museum (Portland)
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at Portland Children’s Museum for a FREE access play event. This calmer, low-sensory play time is open exclusively for families with children experiencing disabilities, including friends and families of our partner organizations. Want to make it a play date? You’re welcome to bring friends. See you at the Museum!

Flyer for Access Play event at Portland Children's Museum

 

Mar
22
Wed
Preparándose para una Transición exitosa a Kindergarten (Portland)
Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Usted aprenderá acerca de:

  • La diferencia entre IFSP/IEP
  • La importancia de tener una visión para el futuro
  • Su pape/rol en el equipo del IEP
  • El proceso de transición a Kindergarten (de ECSE a IEP)
  • Preparándose para su primera reunión de IEP

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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.

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

Portland Public Schools logo

 

Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (Portland)
Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You will learn about:

  • Difference between IFSP/IEP
  • Importance of having a vision for the future
  • Your role on the IEP team
  • The process of transition to Kindergarten (from ECSE to IEP)
  • Preparing for your first IEP meeting

please register button

For more information, call (503) 786-6082 or 1 (888) 988-3228, or email registration@factoregon.org. This training will b presented in English and Spanish in different rooms.

 

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

In collaboration with:

Portland Public Schools logo

 

Apr
3
Mon
Launch: Preparing for the Transition into Adulthood (Webinar)
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you raising a child or teen experiencing disability? Are you curious what school, employment, community, and formal services might look like as your child grows up? Join FACT to hear all about the transition to adulthood for children and teens experiencing disability. You don’t want to miss this important online learning opportunity!

We will talk about:

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

Please Register

After registering, you will receive an email with details on how to login and access the webinar.

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Understanding and Navigating Developmental Disability Services: Hiring Personal Support Workers: What You Need To Know (Part 3 of 3) (Gresham)
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Does your child have support needs at home or in the community? Thinking about hiring personal support workers to help?  Join us!

At this event, you will learn about:

  • Learn a parent’s role in managing workers for your child
  • Get tips and tools for finding personal support workers
  • Understand some slippery slopes and potential problems
  • Understand the importance of balancing formal supports with community resources, family, and school

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

Informational flyer (in English)

Informational flyer (en Español)

 

In collaboration with:

Multnomah County logo

Apr
4
Tue
Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (Webinar)
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm