DDS helps people with disabilities realize their full potential. Through training and education services we are creating opportunities for individuals to live rich rewarding lives in our communities.
If you believe in life-changing programs like:
* Early Intervention Services for infants and toddlers
* Employment opportunities for adults with disabilities
* Training for individuals to live as independently as possible
* Advocacy services for individuals and families caring for loved ones with disabilities
... then support the cause. Plunge. Donate. Sponsor.
DDS- Early Intervention: a visit with Vance.
The DDS Early Intervention Team serves approximately 100 children each year. Therapists meet with infants and toddlers in their home and helps them reach important developmental milestones. At 12 months of age Vance wasn't able to sit, stand, walk or talk. After receiving an early diagnosis of autism, Vance began to receive intensive therapies by specialists and through early intervention and with in a few months time Vance was sitting, standing and walking.
DDS at Work in Our Community
We meet with individuals where they are at and help them to be the very best that they can be. By volunteering we are engaged in our community. DDS works with approximately 50 adults and helps them find and maintain gainful employment in the community, live independently by providing In-Home and Community Support Services, along with Companion and Respite Services.
Thank You Sponsors:
Wind in the Willows
Polar Bear Sponsors: First Citizens Community Bank, Tuscarora Wayne Insurance, Co., VFW Post #6076, Myerstown
Papa Bear Sponsors: Diehm & Sons, Fulton Financial Advisors,
Momma Bear Sponsors: Berks Traffic, Inc., Navy Club Ship #81
Cub Sponsors: AmVets Post 293 Home Association, Inc. , American Legion Post 880, Richland , Balsbaugh Insurance Agency, Inc. , Choice Communications , Henry Molded Products , Strock Insurance , Woodland Contractors, Inc.