Resources: A Safety Net 

Sometimes, you may want to read, or look into a way to help yourself. Just like a "safety net" here are some resources to get started with, or fall back on, in times of need. People can be their own, GREATEST resource. My clients are VERY capable of meeting many challenges on their own!   If you should find you need assistance, I am here, to help boost you over the hurdle!

These are great places to start, and some are specialized to meet specific needs~

Create A Safety Net



Local Crisis Hotline

24 Hour Hotline~Serving Buffalo & Erie Co.  716-834-3131

Nationwide Suicide Crisis Hotline                    1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)                                                                                      

Suicide Prevention Website ~  resources


The State And National Domestic Violence Hotline Numbers Are:

  • New York State Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline (English & español/Multi-language accessibility): 1-800-942-6906 or 711 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing

  • National Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) 

  • National Deaf Hotline Videophone 9am-5pm M-F 1-855-812-1001 or


Websites for Health & Education 

Parents / Children 

Parent Information on NYS Special Education


Parent Guide Section 504 Public Schools Information on Special Education and 504

NYS Child Health Plus ( Children's Health Insurance)





Wonderful Ways to Love a Teen...Even When It Seems Impossible Judy Ford Conari Press, August 31, 2002

The Asperger's Answer Book: The Top 300 Questions Parents Ask Susan Ashley, Ph.D. Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2007

The ADD & ADHD Answer Book: The Top 275 Questions Parents Ask Susan Ashley, Ph.D. Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2005


Teachers, School Staff, Administrators, Counselors, & Parents

Empowering Bystanders In Bullying Prevention Grades K-8  Stan Davis with Julia Davis Research Press, 2007


Strategy, Mindset & Success

The Magic of Thinking Big David Schwartz, Wilshire Book Company, 1978 ( new versions exist)

The Relationship Edge: The Key to Strategic Influence and Selling Success Jerry Acuff with Wally Wood, John Wiley & Sons Inc. 2011

Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace  Ricardo Semler, Grand Central Publishing,1993


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