Daily Archives : February 27, 2017

It’s the Right Thing to Do

“From the time I was a kid, being honest and respectful to others was always how I thought,” JoAnn L. Edwards, executive director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, said. Edwards, who grew up in Central Pennsylvania, firmly believes that…

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What Is ADA Website Compliance?

I’ll tell you what, if there’s one word that everyone loves, it’s “compliance.” More and more businesses that operate online are becoming aware that the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to their Web-based activities and wondering what ADA website compliance…

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Is Your Communication Style Hindering Your Growth?

Effective communication nurtures relationships, increases our career-advancement opportunities, enhances our self-esteem, and helps us manage stress. When we communicate effectively and feel understood, work—and life—are satisfying. We feel in control, valued, trusted, and respected. When communication breaks down, career advancement…

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The ABLE Act – New Pennsylvania Law Provides Additional Tool for Special-Needs Planning

The federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was enacted in December 2014. The federal law authorizes each state to develop their own ABLE programs, and many states have moved quickly to implement ABLE, including Pennsylvania, where on April…

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The Psoas Muscle: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Unlike the quads, triceps, or glutes, the psoas (pronounced “so-as”) muscle isn’t commonly known, but it does serve an important function. Alicia Bettis, PT, DPT, MSATC, OCS, Cert.MDT, and center manager at Drayer Physical Therapy’s Linglestown office, says that most…

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What Will You Be Doing on April Fools’ Day?

I hope you’ll be gathering your friends and family and heading over to the fourth annual Dauphin County women’s expo on Saturday, April 1—April Fools’ Day! It’s always an exciting day, with vendors offering information on just about anything imaginable—pets,…

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