Leadership — An Option For Some, A Must-Have For Others

Leadership is a great skill to develop throughout life. We all have the ability to be leaders, but, some of us take the more convenient route, follow friends around, do what they do, and never give ourselves the opportunity to be our own person.

Having a disability forces me and others with disabilities to find the leadership skills that we possess because we have to guide ourselves and the people around us through some of the difficulties that we face. read more

How Do You Overcome Life’s Biggest Challenges?

Hard work and passion will carry you to wherever you want to go in life.

People with disabilities are one of the only groups of people who really understand that concept and that you have the ability to dictate how you live your life. They realize that your life is based on your actions and your willingness to be passionate and work hard for something. read more

What Do Disabled People Learn About Excuses?

Excuses will always be there for you. Whether you are debating about taking your dog for a walk or contemplating on studying for an exam, millions of excuses are going to swirl through your head and wait for you to use them.

That’s what separates the good from the great — the ability to overcome the conflict of avoiding the excuses even though using them would be the easiest thing to do.   read more

What Does Pride Mean to You?

Pride.

The five-letter word that students and members of the staff at the Fayetteville – Manlius school district live by.

Progress. Responsibility. Integrity. Determination. Excellence.

Like everything, it all starts at the top with the superintendent, Dr. Craig Tice, who has been the leader of a group of people who take a lot of pride in their students and individual needs and are very accepting towards people with disabilities. read more