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Christmas with the ODC

Posted On:December 7, 2017

‘Tis the season, so we asked our staff and participants to let us know about their favorite holiday songs. Here’s the list we compiled (so far), so hit Play and enjoy Christmas with the ODC!  

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13 Benefits of Hiring Developmentally Disabled Employees

Posted On:October 26, 2017

Here at the Occupational Development Center we’re in the business of helping individuals with developmental disabilities find their best possible path to employment. In many cases, that might be in the community. But, sometimes business aren’t used to thinking about […]

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When Little Ideas Bring Big Dividends

Posted On:October 19, 2017

It was just a little idea. A few months ago, our Mobile Work Crew Supervisor Daryl was commenting that we needed to leave a card or something behind when one of our crews finishes a job, thanking the business or […]

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Filling the Gap: Meeting a Great Need in Lancaster County

Posted On:October 4, 2017

This week we are celebrating Manufacturing Week here in Lancaster County, with Friday, October 6 designated as Manufacturing Day nationwide. Earlier this week a few of us attended a presentation at the S. Dale High Leadership Center in Lancaster that […]

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Direct Support Professionals are Heroes!

Posted On:September 18, 2017

Last week (September 10-16, 2017) was Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, as declared by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe. Direct Support Professionals are exactly what it sounds like; they are the individuals at the ODC and other places that work most […]

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What Matters – A Statement from the ODC

Posted On:August 16, 2017

The Occupational Development Center is not a political organization. We serve individuals with developmental disabilities. It doesn’t matter what color they are. It doesn’t matter what religion they are. It doesn’t matter what language they speak or if they can […]

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