Remembering Anne Wilson

Posted On:November 2, 2020

It is with great sadness that we recognize the passing of ODC Royalty.   Anne Wilson was a spectacular person.  She was kind.   She was caring.  She was always…always there to help. She was “a constant” in the lives of everyone […]

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And…We’re Back!

Posted On:September 14, 2020

Welcome back! After a 6-month (!!!) closing due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we are now reopened! Well, mostly. First off, we can’t begin to tell you how exciting this is. When we had to close our doors way back in […]

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Reopening the ODC

Posted On:July 7, 2020

Our staff is getting back at work! Under the guidance of the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) and the Lancaster County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (BH/DS) we are now preparing our building for the eventual return of our participants.  […]

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The Olivia S. Stoner Award

Posted On:September 3, 2019

Last year we decided we wanted to do something to honor one of our founders, Olivia S. Stoner. Along with Marian Headrick, Ms. Stoner started what became the Occupational Development Center in 1948. For nearly four decades, Ms. Stoner was […]

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Honoring the Mearig Family

Posted On:May 22, 2019

Over the past 70 years, there have been quite a few families that were integral to we were, and are, at the Occupational Development Center. One of those families is the Mearig family, whose history is closely affiliated with ours. […]

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Capability > Disability

Posted On:March 22, 2019

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. While it’s something we think about all year long, this is a time for all of us to become more aware of the people in our lives and communities who have been diagnosed with […]

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