WEEKLY FAMILY FORUMS with PA Family Network (Zoom meetings)

Disability Empowerment Center

“Join other families and individuals with disabilities through April to discuss the current impact of the Corona Virus in our lives. This is an opportunity to share questions and concerns, as well as get the latest updates. At participant’s request, specific questions and concerns can be shared with the Office of Developmental Programs in an effort to meet the needs … Read More

The Government is Hiring!

Disability Empowerment Center

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting 2.7 million individuals across the country to assist with the 2020 census count. This spring, the Census Bureau will launch the largest 2020 Census field operation.  Known as Nonresponse Follow-up, Census takers are tasked with knocking on doors to follow up with households who have not responded to the census questionnaire.  Applications are being … Read More

Lancaster Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Transportation survey

Disability Empowerment Center

The Lancaster MPO is updating its long-range transportation plan. The plan, known as the Lancaster County 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) or “connects2040” for short, will serve as a blueprint for the county’s decision-making on transportation services and projects. It will also include a long-term spending plan for addressing critical infrastructure needs over the next 25 years. When completed, the … Read More

ALL-IN-TENNIS

Disability Empowerment Center

Adaptive Tennis is a program that supports and promotes tennis for the recreational and social enjoyment of individuals with physical, mental or emotional challenges. The game of tennis can be adapted to accommodate any ability. Adaptions include smaller courts, lower nets, appropriately sized racquets, low compression larger size tennis balls and balls that jingle for the visually impaired. The USTA … Read More