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RCAL Honored by The Chamber of Commerce

CEO, Sue Hoger, accepts award.
Award from the Chamber of Commerce.
RCAL is honored to have been chosen to receive the 2017 Commitment to The Community Award by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce! RCAL was recognized at the Ulster County Business Recognition Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 26th, held at the Diamond Mills Conference & Resort Center, with a number of RCAL staff in attendance. Sue Hoger, Chief Executive Officer accepted the award on behalf of the agency.

Upcoming Workshops – October and November 2017

October Workshop – Mid Hudson Special Education Task Force

The Mid Hudson Special Education Task Force is sponsoring a workshop in October for both parents and school personnel. It is entitled “Supporting Positive Sexual Health for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities.” It will be held on October 26th from 6:30-8:30pm at New Paltz High School. Those interested should pre-register. You can view the flyer by going to the link below:

Sexual Health for Youth with IDD Workshop flyer

For more information or to register, contact Dorothy Richards, Special Education Advocate, at 845-331-0541, ext. 18.

November Workshop

There will be a workshop at RCAL entitled “The Scoop on Evaluations and Students with Disabilities.” It will be given by School Psychologist Brian Wonderlich from 5:30 – 7:00pm. If you would like to sign up please contact Dorothy Richards, Special Education Advocate, at 845-331-0541, ext. 18. You can view the flyer by going to the link below:

Evaluations Workshop flyer

An LGBTQ Support and Discussion Group is open to persons with disabilities in the LGBTQ community every second Tuesday of the month beginning on November 14th from 5:30-7:30pm. The place is Taconic Resources for Independence in Poughkeepsie. You can view the flyer below.
LGBTQ Support and Discussion Group flyer.

What is RCAL? Watch our video!

We are pleased to present RCAL’s OFFICIAL VIDEO! A huge thank you to everyone who participated in making this heartwarming video that so accurately depicts what RCAL does and stands for. A very special thank you to JL Aronson and David McNamara for putting it all together for us.

RCAL’s Video!