Learn American Sign Language (ASL) with us! The Disability Empowerment Center will host three ASL courses this Fall and you are invited to join us. Our courses will include ASL I for all beginners to ASL, and ASL II for anyone who has taken an ASL I course. ASL 1 Evenings ASL 1 Mornings ASL 2 Evenings Questions? For more … Read More
The REV UP Campaign aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power! Have you registered to vote? The REV UP Campaign offers an online voter registration tool powered by Rock The Vote to get you registered and prepared … Read More
Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of the ADA! We’ll have: food music games TJ’s Ice Cream Truck with ice cream for everyone, and more! At Long’s Park Pavilion #2 – US-30 & Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 – look for the signs to find the pavilion (map) Everyone is invited to attend!! RSVP by July 17th by calling (717) … Read More
On Monday, June 5th, 2017 from 5 pm to 9 pm ISAAC’S in Lititz will host a fundraiser to aid the Disability Empowerment Center (DEC). Bring your family and friends to enjoy great food, while supporting DEC. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the cost of your meal will go DIRECTLY towards funding programs. We hope to see you there!
A long-standing barrier to Pennsylvania residents with disabilities fell this week with the start of Achieving a Better Life Experience, a program that lets them save up to $14,000 a year while receiving government benefits. “It is a major game-changer,” said Maureen Westcott, executive director of The Arc of Lancaster County, a nonprofit that advocates for people with intellectual and … Read More
DEC’s Youth Transition Summer Program will begin on July 10th! To help youth with disabilities transition (or prepare to transition in the future) from High School to adult life, we offer the Young and Empowered summer program. About the Program: Meets every Tuesday and Thursday in Lancaster (941 Wheatland Ave. #201, Lancaster) or every Monday and Wednesday in Lebanon (243 Schneider Drive, Lebanon) … Read More