The North Shore Weekend article about Oak Wealth Advisors

The North Shore Weekend article about Oak Wealth Advisors

Financial firm focuses on future of those with special needs …Walther compares himself to a pilot for the families. "Ninety percent of flights are not on course but over 99 percent land safely", he said.  "People have retirement goals, and we can't forget about their needs.  Maybe your goal is for all your kids to go to college, or maybe it's that you want your child with special needs to have safe housing and oversight and opportunities for employment.  These are not mutually exclusive. " At her desk down the hall, director of Special Needs Planning Randi Gillespie works with Walther's clients to navigate everything except their financial needs.  She connects families with social ...

It’s not just a job, it’s_____________.

It’s not just a job, it’s_____________.

 The U.S. Navy concludes their marketing pitch above with “an adventure.” While their focus is on recruiting for military service, the message in their ad should resonate with everyone in the special needs community. Employment for those with special needs is much more than a source of economic benefit. Individuals with disabilities want the same thing as everyone else -- to live happy, fulfilling and productive lives. Meaningful work is a key factor in achieving that goal. In the 2011 United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Case for Inclusion study, it was reported that approximately half of Americans with disabilities want to work. Jennifer Mizrahi, President of the non-profit RespectAbilty USA ...

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