Family Information Network (FIN)


Fun Advocacy Network (FAN) Group


Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

at the Erie County Board of D.D.

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We are excited to announce the expansion of FIN to now include a parallel program for individuals  receiving services call FAN (Fun Advocacy Network).  FAN will meet and offer age appropriate activities for those 14+ meeting in odd months (January, March, May, July, September, November) and those age 6-13 meeting in the even months (February, April, June, August, October).  Activities will coordinate with the month FIN topics.




January 9th


What’s My Rights & Responsibilities

For: 14 yo and up

February 13th

Understanding Evaluation Process (ETR)

Making Choices

For: 6- 13 yo

March 13th

Introduction to Social Security and Work Benefits

Discovering ME

For: 14 yo and up

April 10th

Understanding/writing IEP


For: 6- 13 yo

May 8th

Career Planning

Employment Bucket

For: 14 yo and up

June 12th

Section 504

For: 6- 13 yo

July 10th

Who can help me find a Job?

For: 14 yo and up

August 14th

Identity Theft – how to protect my information

Internet Safety

For: 6- 13 yo

September 11th

Understanding Stable Accounts & Trusts

For: 14 yo and up

October 9th

My Child’s Rights

For: 6- 13 yo

November 13th

No Meeting

No Meeting


No Meeting – Happy Holiday

No Meeting – Happy Holiday

The topics are subject to change during the year. 


Family Information Network

4405 Galloway Road, Sandusky, OH 44870
ph: 419-626-0208 fax: 419-621-3968
After Hours Emergency Crisis Number: 419-626-1752

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