Elkhart Leadership Academy builds screened-in porch for ADEC supported living clients

2017-06-27T10:36:01+00:00 June 27th, 2017|A Life of Their Own, Community, News|

Joal Oaks, a longtime ADEC client, loved being outside and enjoying nature. He dreamed of a screened-in porch on the supported living duplex he lived in with several roommates so he could enjoy fresh air even when his staff members were [...]

ADEC offers free training for police officers on how to interact with people with disabilities

2017-06-23T15:20:09+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Community, News|

Sometimes it can feel intimidating to talk with a person who has an intellectual or developmental disability – reactions can be misread and tensions can escalate quickly due to a simple misunderstanding. And for police officers, who are required to read [...]