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Retirement Planning Deliberations – Because Planning Deliberately Pays Off

Retirement Planning Deliberations – Because Planning Deliberately Pays Off

Think about what you’ve done to plan for your retirement. Go ahead. Give it some thought. Now imagine that your retirement begins… tomorrow. Are you ready? Have you done everything you should have done? If you’re wincing or your heart has ramped up its pace a bit, take a deep breath. Relax. Even if retirement is


Making Goals Meaningful & Manageable

BY TOM KEATING Goal Guide allows parents to share in this process and it allows teachers to manage multiple students’ goal portfolios We’re all familiar with goals. Goals enable us to live the lives we want to live. We either have, or we’re told we should have, goals for business, for financial planning, for healthier


Bullying … What Can Be Done? – Part 3 of 3

ANNUAL EDUCATION ISSUE BY SUZANNE PEARSON Nationwide, more than one quarter of the students in grades 6 through 12 are victims of bullying. News stories about the problem make regular appearances on television and newspaper outlets, sometimes with tragic endings. Bullying has moved from an adolescent rite of passage to a serious obstruction that is


Bullying: Prevalence & Resources – Part 2 of 3

ANNUAL EDUCATION ISSUE BY LAUREN AGORATUS In each state there is a Parent Training and Information (PTI) Center which provides technical assistance to families as well as professionals. PTIs provide information about the rights of the students and the responsibilities of the districts. Research shows that children with disabilities are even more likely to be


Taking A Small Step Back To Take A Giant Leap Forward – Part 1 of 3

BY WALTER MAYER, L.M.S.W. Proactively emphasizing and teaching positive expectations and values such as respect, acceptance, empathy, positivity, cooperation and peaceful coexistence can serve to establish a new climate. Lately it seems that, for better or worse, we have all become more aware of ‘bullying’ and its negative impact on children and school culture. Unfortunately,


Pure Vision Arts An Agent Of Change

BY CHRISTINE REDMAN-WALDEYER Fighting for access for our children should not be the boulder of Sisyphus. Pure Vision Arts is about making sure that hill is removed for New York’s artists with developmental disabilities. As I made my way from Central New Jersey into lower Manhattan I found myself already connected to another world, one where the


The Laurel Run

Laurel Hotelling, 51, is the oldest of Wayne and Elaine Hotelling’s four children and she grew up in Silver Creek, New York. She has worked at The Resource Center (TRC) there for 30 years.