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♫ DSPs, DSPs, you guys really rock! ♫ ADEC corporate choir performs a very special rendition of ‘Jingle Bells’

2018-12-14T15:07:13+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Our direct support professionals really rock. They rock so much that Leslie Greensides, staff accountant at ADEC, wrote a song about them. Musicians from ADEC's administrative team visit locations throughout Elkhart and St. Joseph locations in December to spread Christmas [...]

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

2018-11-26T12:30:23+00:00 November 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 therapy program expands into new location with more space to play, make music

2018-11-15T14:41:38+00:00 November 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.

Frank Stephens to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month with ADEC on Oct. 25

2018-10-05T08:50:16+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

At ADEC, we like to think that the extra chromosome found in individuals with Down syndrome is pure awesomeness.Because October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we will be celebrating all of that awesomeness with a special keynote speaker on Oct. 25.We [...]

From the heart: ADEC CEO Donna Belusar salutes direct support professionals

2018-09-13T16:42:18+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Across the United States, during the week of September 9–15, 2018, we take the opportunity to highlight and say "thank you" to the dedicated and innovative direct support workforce.  We, here at ADEC, genuinely honor the compassion and dedication of our [...]

Let’s Be Frank: ADEC’s Annual Celebration to feature keynote by disability advocate Frank Stephens

2018-08-16T11:03:29+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Community, Dignity|

Frank Stephens has taken on Ann Coulter on national television and silenced Congress with just five words ("my life is worth living"). On Oct. 25, he will inspire and energize the guests at ADEC's Annual Celebration as the keynote speaker. ADEC [...]