All of us at DEC would like to welcome our newest member of our Board of Directors, Paul Fogle! For more information about our Board, visit the Board page.
Learn American Sign Language (ASL) with us! The Disability Empowerment Center is hosting a 10-week course for individuals who want to learn ASL. The course will run for 10 weeks, beginning on February 16th until May 4th (no class on … Continue reading
This November 18 go the EXTRA mile for the Disability Empowerment Center. On that day, we’re participating in the Extraordinary Give, Lancaster County’s Largest Day of Giving. For 24-hours only, visit ExtraGive, make a donation (min. $25) and every dollar you donate … Continue reading
Dear Consumer and Medicare Member, Fall has arrived and soon the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period will also be here again. It begins October 15 and ends December 7. That is the time period when you have the opportunity to choose … Continue reading
The Disability Empowerment Center announces our new full-time employee, Olivia Walters. She comes to DEC with over 10 years of experience working with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities at several Lancaster organizations, and is joining our team as our new Independent Living/Transition Coordinator. She … Continue reading
The Disability Empowerment Center & DEC Interpreters celebrate Deaf Awareness Week / International Week of the Deaf with a picnic and meet & greet. Deaf Awareness Week – also known as the International Week of the Deaf (IWD) – is … Continue reading
Help support the DISABILITY EMPOWERMENT CENTER (DEC) September 29, 2016 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at the Panera Bread bakery-cafe at 2092 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 (click for directions) Click to download the flyer. Then bring this flyer when you … Continue reading
Today we’re throwing back to August 2014 when our staff marched in D.C. to the Capital for the NCIL rally.
by Jojo Faircloth Imagine you have an appointment with DEC. You walk into the building, and find the Disability Empowerment Center. You let the receptionist know you’re here for your appointment, and then you take a seat and wait for … Continue reading
by Jojo Faircloth He’s one of the most talked about celebrities and he has won not one but two reality TV shows, literally making history in the process. The Deaf community is blowing up about Nyle DiMarco on Facebook, Twitter, … Continue reading