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

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

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Jan
23
Mon
ISP Training (Portland)
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In conjunction with OTAC, FACT, and several regional partners, ASO is hosting free workshops on Individual Support Plans [ISP’s]. These 2-hour trainings will teach parents how to understand the Oregon ISP process and use it more effectively to plan disability related services for your child.
For more information, please contact ASO by email or call 503-636-1676 or 1-888-AUTISM-1.
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Jan
24
Tue
Conversación acerca de los servicios de Discapacidad del Desarrollo del condado (Portland)
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

¿Tiene un niño con una discapacidad del desarrollo como Autismo, Síndrome de down, Epilepsia, Parálisis cerebral o Discapacidad Intelectual? ¿Recibe su hijo servicios de discapacidad del desarrollo a través del condado? Quiere saber más sobre estos servicios, o cómo acceder a ellos?

Quiere aprender mas acerca de:

  • La elegibilidad
  • Los servicios disponibles
  • Los recursos en la comunidad
  • Como trabajar con el equipo de su hijo

Usted tendrá la oportunidad de hacer preguntas y hablar con otro padre que ha pasado por este proceso!

Esta clínica será en español solamente.

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

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Understanding Special Education and Your Important Role on the IEP Team (Roseburg)
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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

Light refreshments provided!

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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Launch: Preparing for the Transition into Adulthood (Roseburg)
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 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.

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

Light refreshments provided.

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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Jan
25
Wed
Understanding Special Education and Your Important Role on the IEP Team (Newberg)
Jan 25 @ 5:30 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

Dinner provided by Newberg Public Schools.

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:

Newberg School District
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Jan
26
Thu
Assistive Technology Tools for Living, Learning, Working, and Playing! (Portland)
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for an amazing night of mini-presentations from parents and young adults who experience disability! They will share how they’ve utilized assistive technology in areas including: augmentative communication, behavior, education, emotional regulation, and independence. Come meet parents, see AT in action, hear stories, and explore different devices that might work for your child!

You will learn:

  • How AT can be low -tech, mid-tech, and high-tech
  • How AT can be used in different environments: home, school, and community!
  • How AT can help individuals live empowered lives

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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In collaboration with:

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 Multnomah County logo
Jan
30
Mon
Behavior and the IEP: Supports, Strategies, and Success (Florence)
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Early Childhood CARES and Head Start Building (located in the SW corner of the middle school parking lot)
2325 Oak St.
Florence, OR  97439

If your child experiences behaviors that get in the way of learning, and/or if your child is getting sent home early or suspended, please join us for this training! We will cover behavior basics, behavior strategies, and discipline rules. You don’t want to miss it!

You will learn about:

  • What is behavior
  • Your important role on the team in addressing behavior
  • How behavior is written throughout the IEP document
  • Discipline and students with disabilities
  • How to use a strength-based approach to support a child

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Meal provided! Child care provided too. Please contact Kerri Lockhart at Kerrilockhart1225@gmail.com to register your child(ren).

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

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In collaboration with:

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Jan
31
Tue
Entendiendo el Proceso de Educación Especial [el IEP] (Webinar en Español)
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Usted aprenderá acerca de:

  • Que es educación especial y el IEP (Programa de Educación Individualizado)
  • ¿Cómo participo del proceso de IEP y cuál es mi papel?
  • Como se desarrolla un IEP
  • Como comunicarse con la escuela/distrito de una forma más efectiva

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Este entrenamiento será ofrecido solo en Español. Después de registrarse usted recibirá un correo electrónico con detalles sobre como inciar la sesión y acceder al entrenamiento en línea.

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

 

Feb
1
Wed
Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (Bend)
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 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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Refreshment provided! Childcare is available. Contact Dianna at dianna@codsn.org to register your child.

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

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In collaboration with:

 Bend LaPine logo

 High Desert ESD logo

Central Oregon Disability Support Network logo

Feb
2
Thu
Let’s Talk About Sex: Daytime Workshop (Portland)
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cover for the book, The Facts of Lie and MoreA workshop with Leslie Walker-Hirsch, IMED, FAAID, national speaker, author of “The Facts of Life …and More,” and co-creator of the Circles® Curriculum Series.

Join us for an open discussion about sexuality across the lifespan! This workshop is for parents and professionals working with children and youth experiencing disability.

Due to the nature of the topic, children are not permitted at this workshop.

Registration starts at 8:30 am.

This all-day workshop will consist of 4 training segments:

Segment 1: Sexuality Across the Lifespan: Leslie will compare and contrast social and sexual development of typically-developing children with children who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, with an emphasis on the adolescent or transition years.

Segment 2: Six Key Components: attendees will have a chance to expand their view of sexuality beyond reproduction and rethink what role they have in helping individuals with disabilities manage their sexuality in self-enhancing ways.

Segment 3: The CIRCLES University: the Circles® Curriculum Series is a multi-media teaching curriculum designed especially for students with special educational needs. This unique teaching tool will utilize many strategies to teach concepts of social boundaries in array of relationships, for more life opportunities and greater personal safety.

Segment 4: Which Right is Right? A Delicate Balance!: Leslie will explore laws concerning sexual activity as it applies to adults with intellectual disabilities.

Cost: $50 Professional/Need Certificate of Attendance (6 Professional Development Units Available)

$25 Parents/Family Members

Registration includes: training materials, catered lunch, and a raffle ticket to win a signed copy of Leslie’s book!

If you have questions or need help filling out the registration form, please call us at (503) 786-6084 or email registration@factoregon.org.

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Entendiendo el Proceso de Educación Especial [el IEP] (Milwaukie)
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 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 proveerá comida tradicional y cuidado de niños – por favor contacte a Paulina a paulina@factoregon.org o al (503) 786-6082 ext.303 para registrar a su niño. Para mas información llamar al (503) 786-6082  o 1 (888) 988-3228, o escríbanos a registration@factoregon.org.

En colaboración con:

 North Clackamas Schools logo
 North Clackamas Schools Espanol logo
Let’s Talk About Sex: Evening Workshop (Portland)
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Cover for the book, The Facts of Lie and MoreA workshop with Leslie Walker-Hirsch, IMED, FAAID, national speaker, author of “The Facts of Life …and More,” and co-creator of the Circles® Curriculum Series. Join us for an open discussion about sexuality across the lifespan! This workshop is for parents and professionals working with children and youth experiencing disability.

Due to the nature of the topic, children are not permitted at this workshop.

This two-hour workshop will consist of 2 training segments:

Segment 1: Sexuality Across the Lifespan: Leslie will compare and contrast social and sexual development of typically-developing children with children who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, with an emphasis on the adolescent or transition years.

Segment 2: The CIRCLES University: the Circles® Curriculum Series is a multi-media teaching curriculum designed especially for students with special educational needs. This unique teaching tool will utilize many strategies to teach concepts of social boundaries in array of relationships, for more life opportunities and greater personal safety.

 

Cost: $25 Professional/Need Certificate of Attendance (2 Professional Development Units Available)

$10 Parents/Family Members

Registration includes: training materials, light refreshments, and a raffle ticket to win a signed copy of Leslie’s book!

If you have questions or need help filling out the registration form, please call us at (503) 786-6084 or email registration@factoregon.org.

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Feb
6
Mon
Join FACT Oregon in support of the GO! Project at the Capitol (Salem)
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

GO! Project Session Launch Event:

Focus on Developmental Disability Services Funding

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.

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In collaboration with:

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

Understanding and Navigating Developmental Disability Services: Understanding Developmental Disability Services (Part 1 of 3) (Gresham)
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Want to know more about developmental disabilities [DD] services, the “K Plan,” and how this relates to your son or daughter? Join FACT for this exciting learning opportunity!

At this event, you will:

  • Learn about Oregon’s system for supporting kids and adults with developmental disabilities
  • Understand how to get connected with services
  • Understand how services may support your child
  • Learn how services, community, and families all work together!

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

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In collaboration with:

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Feb
7
Tue
Preparing for a Successful Transition to Kindergarten (Hillsboro)
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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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Light refreshments will be available. Childcare will be provided – space is limited! Please contact Tammee Meneghin at (503) 614-1790 to register your child(ren).

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

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In collaboration with:

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Feb
9
Thu
FACT Oregon Presents Legislative Advocacy 101 with the GO! Project (Webinar)
Feb 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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JOIN US for this statewide webinar! You’ll learn:

  • How the Oregon legislative process works
  • How the Oregon budget process works
  • How to develop relationships with legislators
  • How to tell your story and be an effective advocate
  • Important issues for the 2017 legislative session

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.

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In collaboration with:

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www.oregoniddcoalition.org

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

 

Feb
11
Sat
Launch: Preparing for the Transition into Adulthood (Webinar)
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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.

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Preparándose para una Transición exitosa a Kindergarten (Springfield)
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Usted aprenderá acerca de:

  • La diferencia entre IFSP/IEP
  • La importancia de tener una vision 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 reunion de IEP

Please Register

Aperitivos y refrescos serán proporcionados. Cuidado de niños disponible. Por favor contacte a Guadalupe a (541) 206-8309 o Amy a (541) 682-6589 para registrar a su niño.

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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Todo Comienza con un Sueño: Introducción a la planificación Centrada en la persona y al Perfil de una Página (Springfield)
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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

Aperitivos y refrescos serán proporcionados. Cuidado de niños disponible. Por favor contacte a Guadalupe a (541) 206-8309 o Amy a (541) 682-6589 para registrar a su niño.

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

 

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.

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In collaboration with:

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