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
2
Tue
Join FACT at SKY HIGH SPORTS Trampoline Park! (Tigard)
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join FACT at SKY HIGH SPORTS Trampoline Park!

A fun event for families with children experiencing disability.

Join us for an afternoon of FUN!

Sky High Sports will turn off the music, dim the lights, and dial down distractions.

  • Snacks and drinks available for purchase at the Sky High Café.
  • All jumpers need grip socks! Purchase is available in store at $3.

Cost: $5 (pay at Sky High). One parent, PSW, or therapist is free!

Please register! (We need to let SH know how many are coming).

Only parents/legal guardians can sign the waiver for anyone under 18. Make sure to complete the waiver online… It’s required! (There’s a link on FACT’s registration page.)

*Parents/caregivers must stay on site with their children.

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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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Aug
3
Wed
Focus Group for Parents of Children who use AT and AAC (Clackamas)
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Help develop plans for our new AT and AAC center where you can explore how AT and AAC might work for your child!

Food and drink provided.

If you would like to join, please RSVP Kendra Berger at kberger@cvision.org or 503-901-3156.

Community Vision, Inc., FACT, and Community Pathways are colocating into a new and larger location on 19th and Division in Portland. At our new site, we will provide a wide range of services for individuals and families expereincing disability. On the first floor of the building, we are creating an Assistive Technology Discovery Lab where individuals can try different types of AT and AAC to help them decide what works best for them!

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Aug
4
Thu
Parent Coffee (Astoria)
Aug 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:

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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Aug
6
Sat
Friends & Family Access Play @ the Portland Children’s Museum (Portland)
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 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!

All Access Play’s summer dates:

Friday June 24, 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Friday July 22, 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Saturday August 6, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug
7
Sun
FACT’s Annual Family Pool Party (Portland)
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

You’re Invited! FACT’s Annual Family Pool Party

A fun FREE event for families with children experiencing disability.

Make sure to bring a friend and enjoy:

  • The heated and fully accessible pool!
  • The water slide!
  • Meeting other families!

FACT will have snacks and drinks out in the lobby!

Space is limited, so register early.

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If you get a message that the event is full, please add your name to the wait list.

Please note: Parents/caregivers are required to be in the pool with small children under 4 feet tall. Parents/caregivers must stay on site with their children. There is a limited supply of life jackets, so if you have one, bring it with you!

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

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Aug
16
Tue
Who Wants S’mores? (Warrenton)
Aug 16 @ 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 Cullaby Lake County Park – North Shelter. Bring your appetite and a chair, and FACT will supply the food and fun!
 
Cullaby Lake County Park is located off U.S. Highway 101 between Astoria and Seaside.The North Shelter is located at the first parking lot by the playground and boat docks. Look for green FACT signs that point the way to the event.
Please be aware there is a $5 per car parking fee that each car will have to pay. So carpool and bring some friends!

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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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Aug
17
Wed
Join FACT at Gresham SKIP! [SUMMER KIDS IN THE PARK] (Gresham)
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join FACT at Gresham SKIP!

[Summer Kids in the Park]

A fun FREE event for families with children experiencing disability.

We’re headed to the park! Can’t wait to see you there!

  • FUN activities and FREE lunch for kids 18 and under through SKIP! (Lunch is served from 12:00 – 12:30 pm.)
  • Be sure to stop by the FACT table, say hi, and grab some bubbles!
  • Bring a friend!

Gresham’s children’s fountain is located nearby at 401 N.E. Second St. Parents/caregivers must stay on site with their children.

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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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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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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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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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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
10
Sat
FACT Special Education Regional Conference for Families, Educators, and Community Partners! (Klamath Falls)
Sep 10 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sep
15
Thu
Launch: Preparing for the Transition into Adulthood (Redmond)
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Parents of children receiving special education in high school need to understand how to prepare for their child’s transition to adulthood! 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

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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