For 30 years, ADEC’s Kelly Murphy brings life and love to her clients

2018-11-30T11:14:07-04:00November 30th, 2018|Direct Support|

As Kelly Murphy sits at a table in the corner of The Trolley Café at the Old Bag Factory, she thinks about her 30 years with ADEC. A look spreads across her face, a smile that looks both incredulous and full [...]

ADEC’s Gail Vance celebrates 35 years of filling lives with choice and possibility

2018-11-30T10:23:15-04:00November 30th, 2018|Direct Support|

When Gail Vance’s husband worked at ADEC, one of the individuals he served was in a car accident. Gail was always willing to bring Tylenol, often enough that it was like she worked there. A simple joke turned into a lifetime [...]

Words cannot ESPRESSO how thankful we are that ADEC’s Gaining Grounds Center is open for business

2018-11-26T12:30:23-04:00November 21st, 2018|Community|

At ADEC, we have much to be thankful for this holiday season. We are thankful for the nearly 400 members of #teamADEC who report to work each day to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. We [...]

ADEC offers behavior therapy program for individuals seeking self-improvement

2018-11-16T09:09:17-04:00November 16th, 2018|Direct Support|

Everyone wants to do a little self-improvement. But it's difficult. If it was simple, there wouldn't be an $11 billion industry dedicated to helping Americans achieve results in personal growth. Like all people, the individuals we serve at ADEC and their [...]

ADEC’s newest receptionist beat cancer and is loving life

2018-11-20T11:32:41-04:00November 13th, 2018|Employment|

Vincent BeCraft is the first person greeting visitors to ADEC's administration building and he always gives a hearty: 'Have a great day!' as they're leaving. Part of the reason he says it with such conviction is because not too long ago, [...]

ADEC therapy program expands into new location with more space to play, make music

2018-11-15T14:41:38-04:00November 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

ADEC now has a team of five therapists who use music and play to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities develop new skills and accomplish individual goals.