Schreiber Stories

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to visit Schreiber, you have seen firsthand a place brimming with captivating and inspiring stories. We are grateful to have a devoted staff of amazing therapists who diligently work with the children every day and fortunate to have a team of volunteers who contribute their time and effort to our mission.

But it is the families that truly stand out. From care takers navigating through some of the most challenging situations, to the children themselves working hard in every therapy session. We celebrate these resilient individuals who enter our doors and dedicate themselves to improving their lives and striving for independence all while wearing smiles on their faces.

There is an abundance of stories within our grasp. These stories are the essence of our purpose for this blog. We yearn to share them with you, to create connections, and to touch hearts.

We know there are stories we are not yet aware of though, which is where you come in. Care takers of Schreiber kids, Schreiber alumni, and volunteers, we want to hear from you. Your voices and experiences are invaluable, and we eagerly await the opportunity to hear from you!

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Meet the 2016 Ambassadors: Graham Lodwick

Graham Lodwick Age: He turns 12 in August Diagnosis: Deaf and childhood speech apraxia Grade and school: Fifth grade, John Beck Elementary School Parents: Wendy Williams and Karl Lodwick of South Lebanon Township, Lebanon County Siblings: Graham has an older brother Reese, 14 Favorite activities: Playing with pets, playing video games, bowling and riding his…

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Meet the 2016 Ambassadors: Sophia Clay

Sophia Clay Age: She turns 5 on March 28 Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy Parents: Kelly and Adam Clay of Manheim Township Siblings: None Favorite activities: Playing with her toys, going to the beach, watching movies on her iPad, riding her bike around the neighborhood and seeing plays at local theaters. Favorite foods: Pizza and ice cream…

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Bike path project gets green light

When East Hempfield Township recently approved a stormwater permit for Schreiber, it was more than a routine piece of municipal government business. That green light means the Center can move forward with plans to build the bike path on the Schreiber campus along Good Drive. Schreiber raised more than $75,000 for the project through fundraising…

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In the big picture, some big steps forward

In 2014-15, we took several important steps forward. We have a better building. We obtained several substantial donations, including grants from the Stabler and High foundations, that allowed us to replace our aged HVAC system. We also replaced the plumbing, carpeting and repainted throughout the public areas. We managed this without having to spend one…

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