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

2018-08-16T11:03:29+00:00August 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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 [...]

ADEC’s Mike Hedrington celebrates 35 years of helping people with disabilities find dignity, meaning in work

2018-06-28T11:13:05+00:00June 28th, 2018|Direct Support, Employment, News|

One of ADEC’s four core values is “employment,” and for 35 years Mike has been helping fulfill the mission of helping individuals with disabilities find dignity and meaning through work.

From the CEO: ADEC Industries offers another choice for employment for individuals with disabilities

2018-06-25T13:28:47+00:00June 25th, 2018|Employment, News|

Donna L. Belusar is the president and CEO of ADEC. As the state considers the future of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Donna advocates to keep ADEC Industries as an option. As I walked through the workshop floor [...]