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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 [...]

#teamADEC takes on the 2018 Elkhart County 4-H Fair for annual employee appreciation event

2018-07-26T13:44:49+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Employment|

With more than 1,000 people to serve in 21 locations across Elkhart and St. Joseph counties, it is no wonder that ADEC employs about 400 people at any given time. Learn more about #teamADEC.

ADEC summer campers’ activity level grows by ‘Leaps and Bounds’ thanks to Goshen Health grant

2018-07-19T16:19:25+00:00 July 19th, 2018|News|

Children with disabilities are 38 percent more likely to be obese. With help from the Goshen Health Foundation, ADEC is working to change that.

ADEC Industries ‘is a good place to start your life’: Employees deliver public comment to state task force

2018-06-29T13:32:21+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Employment|

As ADEC CEO and President Donna Belusar stood at the podium in front of a packed room, she held up a picture of more than a dozen ADEC Industries employees on a recent payday. The 15 individuals, all with intellectual and [...]