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The Arc of York County Offers Digital Literacy Course

Thursday, September 8, 2016

York, PA- The Arc of York County is offering a no-cost, eight-week digital literacy course for adults with intellectual disabilities.  The first 8-week session begins on October 24.

 

The Arc of York County’s Technology Education Course (T.E.C.), offered three times per year, assists people with intellectual disabilities become a more active part of the south central Pennsylvania community.  In addition, possessing stronger computer skills helps people with disabilities become more employable and gives them more access to community information.

 

T.E.C. teaches adults with intellectual disabilities basic computer information such as Microsoft Office, how to set-up email, social media, and how to navigate the internet.  Classes are offered once per week on Monday evenings from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at The Arc of York County.  Participants must be register for the sessions in advance.

 

T.E.C. is provided thanks to a generous grant from the Comcast Foundation.  This grant from the Comcast Foundation is in recognition of Comcast’s commitment to the communities where its customers and employees live and work.  Since its founding in 1999, the Comcast Foundation has distributed more than $163 million in cash support of programs implemented locally in Comcast communities.

 

The Arc of York County is dedicated to improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.  The Arc is devoted to promoting and providing supports and services for people with intellectual disabilities.  The organization also fosters research and education regarding the prevention of intellectual disabilities in infants and young children.

 

For more information on The Arc of York County, please contact The Arc at (717) 846-6589 or visit www.thearcofyorkcounty.org.

 

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