ADEC celebrates 47 employees for a combined 455 years of service to people with disabilities

2018-01-31T10:00:23+00:00 January 31st, 2018|News|

At ADEC, our employees are the backbone of our organization. Our employees clock in each day with one mission in mind: Providing exemplary care and critical support to the 1,000+ individuals we serve at ADEC each year.Our employees are the ones [...]

2 ADEC employees save a life thanks to quick thinking and emergency first aid training

2018-01-26T12:25:01+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Dignity, Direct Support|

It started as a typical day at ADEC’s Day Service at Bristol. The lunch rush had started and ADEC’s staff was busy preparing lunches, passing medications and making sure clients were comfortable. DSP Carrie Muir set down food in front of [...]

ADEC’s guardianship program protects people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, exploitation

2018-01-19T16:20:51+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Dignity, News|

It's a frightening statistic, but one that needs to be recognized: People with disabilities are seven times more likely to be sexually assaulted than individuals without disabilities.  NPR recently launched an investigative series looking at the "hidden epidemic" of sexual [...]

Meet ADEC’s new Director of Family Services: Katie Kessler

2018-01-18T16:04:38+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Community, Families, News|

Have you ever had a question about ADEC or the services the agency provides? Katie Kessler is ADEC’s new Director of Family Services, and she’s your one-stop-shop for answers. Katie’s role is overseeing the referral process for any new, potential clients, [...]

ADEC offering free workshop series in South Bend: How hiring people with disabilities can help your business

2018-01-08T16:03:08+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Employment, News|

The slogan touted by Lippert Components is one we can all get behind: “Everyone matters.” And when Lippert says “everyone,” they mean everyone — including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Lippert is just one of many employers in the community [...]