Doug Vogel to Present at Montgomery Academy's 40th Anniversary Speaker Series

Oct 13, 2010, 12:09 ET from Montgomery Academy

MENDHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montgomery Academy, along with the Parents and Teachers of Montgomery Academy (PTMA), is proud to present the first installment of the school's 40th Anniversary Speaker Series: Planning for the Future of Your Child or Other Dependent with Special Needs. The presentation will be led by Douglas A. Vogel of the MetLife Center for Special Needs Planning. This opportunity is open to the public and will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, 21 October 2010, St. John's Drive, Gladstone. With a properly drafted Special Needs Trust and a sound financial strategy, parents and caregivers can achieve peace of mind in meetings the needs of their loved ones.  Issues to be addressed include government benefit eligibility, guardianship Ad Litem, Letters of Intent, financial security and funding options. Attendees will leave this workshop with the tools and knowledge needed to start the process. The session is free of charge and open to the public but we ask that folks let the school know they are coming by calling Lisa Delventhal Marelli at 908.234.2840 or sending an email message to

Established in 1970, Montgomery Academy delivers customized instruction, counseling, transition, performing arts, athletics, technology, social skills and summer programs to students from over fifty sending districts in eight New Jersey counties. Its mission is to support, nurture and empower children whose needs have not been met in conventional public school settings.  It's a happy, hardworking place where students can truly be themselves- guided toward self-confidence, self-governance and self-knowledge in a reassuring atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Making choices, cultivating interests: these are at the heart of the Montgomery Academy experience. To learn more about how Montgomery Academy creates opportunity for students with disabilities, please visit

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