For Parents

Parents’ Association

Parents’ Association Meetings are the first Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted).

Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 4,  2014, at The I.N.S.P.I.R.E. School at 6:30 p.m.  
Address:
77 Dylan Road,  Brattleboro, VT

Please join us!

The I.N.S.P.I.R.E. School is proud to collaborate with our active Parents Association, currently chaired by I.N.S.P.I.R.E. parent Cheryl Kelley. The Parents’ Association strives to provide fun-based contexts for creative problem-solving, family support, and parent/child socialization while developing strategies to support the goals of our school.

 

Resources for Parents

Disability Scoop–http://www.disabilityscoop.com/

Autism After 16–http://www.autismafter16.com/article/03-30-2012/framing-autism-numbers

National Vaccine Information Center–http://www.nvic.org

Autism Speakswww.autismspeaks.org

Advocates for Autism of Massachusettswww.afamaction.org

The United Arc of Franklin & Hampshire Counties—www.unitedarc.org

The United ARCwww.arcmass.org
The mission of The Arc of Massachusetts is to enhance the lives of individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Asperger’s Association of New Englandwww.aane.org

Brain Balance Center of West Springfield
(413) 737-KIDS (5437)
The Brain Balance Program® is an individualized and comprehensive approach to helping children with neurobehavioral and learning difficulties surmount their unique challenges.
www.brainbalancecenters.com

Community Resources for People with Autism
116 Pleasant Street, Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 529-2428
crautism@crocker.com
(Serving Western Massachusetts – Providing information, support groups, lending library, respite, family training, and advocacy)

Friends of Ladders www.ladders.org
A parent and community organiztion supporting the Clinical Program of the Lurie Family Autism Center/LADDERS General Hospital for Children

Autism Society of America – VT Chapterwww.autism-society.org

(Ages 3 through 5)
Special Education Unit, Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
Phone: 802-828-5115
Email—here
www.state.vt.us/educ

Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-0206
TTY: 802-241-2612
Email—here
www.ahs.state.vt.us/vtddc

Disability Law Project
57 N. Main Street
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone: 800-769-7459 or 802-775-0021
E-mail—here

Vermont Protection and Advocacy
15 E. State Street, #101
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-229-1355 or in VT 800-834-7890
Email—here

Division for Children with Special Health Needs
Department of Health

108 Cherry St
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: 802-863-7338
Email—here

Vermont Family Network
600 Blair Park Road, Suite 240
Williston, Vermont 05495
Phone: 800-800-4005
Web-based contact page
www.vermontfamilynetwork.org
VFN Autism Page

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