Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley

DDS…transforming lives through the power of independence. The mission of Developmental & Disability Services of Lebanon Valley is to empower children with developmental delays and persons with disabilities to lead more productive, satisfying and/or independent lives.

We believe that through greater independence, individuals are able to experience a higher quality of life.

DDS was formed in 1961 as United Cerebral Palsy of Lebanon County, to establish the first developmental classroom for children with disabilities. There were four children enrolled in the first classroom. Today DDS serves more than 400 children and adults each year through an array of training and education programs.

Developmental & Disability Services (DDS) of Lebanon Valley is a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

Our Board of Directors Officers

  • President: Robert Anspach
  • Vice President: Jennifer L. Schweitz
  • Secretary: Darryl Cox
  • Treasurer: Jason Schibinger, Esq.


  • Robert Anspach
  • Darryl Cox
  • Jay Deshpande, Esq.
  • Senior Judge Robert Eby
  • Melissa Kulbitsky
  • Judy Leggat
  • Tina Messner
  • Melissa Noyes, Esq.
  • Michelle Scesa, Ed. D, CCC/SLP
  • Jennifer L. Schweitz
  • Jason Schibinger, Esq.
  • Ellen Whitmoyer
  • Jane Yorty

Our Administration

  • Colleen Christian, Executive Director
  • Kristin Faust, VP Public Relations & Development
  • Robert Haynes, Fiscal Manager
  • Stacey Hanley, Program Manager
  • Margie Loperfido, Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Meet Our Children Specialists

  • Tanya Sensenig, Developmental Therapist
  • Christine Lehman, Developmental Therapist
  • Marla Baksic, Developmental Therapist
  • Sue Maurer, Physical Therapist
  • Katie Oriel, Physical Therapist
  • Ann D’Orazio, Speech Therapist
  • Pam Stammel, Speech Therapist
  • Anita Stokes, Speech Therapist
  • Emily Maisto, Occupational Therapist
  • Michelle Weisman, Occupational Therapist
  • Judy Mallozzi, Elks Home Service Nurse

Meet Our Adult Specialists

  • Deb Eberly, Employment Specialist
  • Bob Barry, Employment Specialist
  • Rachel Ficco, Employment Specialist
  • Dayl Klinger, Direct Support Professional
  • Heather Lengle, Direct Support Professional, Lego Club
  • Hailee Marks, Direct Support Professional
  • Melinda McKenna, Direct Support Professional
  • Tracy Mehaffey, Direct Support Professional
  • Amanda VanOverbeke, Direct Support Professional

Meet Our Advocate

  • Judy Mallozzi, Elks Home Service Nurse