Mission: To serve anderson county children with disabilities or special needs in a therapeutic setting designed to meet their individual needs.
Target demographics: Children living with disabilities and special needs
Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 100 children with special needs and their families.
Geographic areas served: Upstate, South Carolina
Programs: DCEC serves individuals and families; had 375 volunteers donating over 2,700 hours. Through 4 programs; preschool, afterschool, medical care, onsite physical, occupational and speech therapy. We are a Training and observation facility for nursing education and rehabilitation therapy students from local universities. Establisehd lap & e-lap assessments as part of dcec assessment process. 4 out of 6 students leaving dcec and going to 5k are in regular classrooms versus special education classrooms. Summer after school program continues to increase.