At ADEC, we are all about choice and possibility. We believe that the 1,000+ individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities we serve each year deserve the freedom to make their own choices and explore their life's possibilities. We apply that [...]
Anyone attending the Michiana Maker's Market this spring will have a wide variety of Art by ADEC items they can purchase. On Friday, April 12 from 4-9 P.M. and Saturday, April 13 from 9 A.M.- 4 P.M., guests at CENTER Six [...]
When Stephanie Lewis was born, a doctor told her parents that she would never accomplish anything and she would never be able to walk. Boy, did she prove them wrong. Not only can Stephanie now walk, she can ride a bike. [...]
The summer after Alex Shively turned 5 years old, his parents set a goal for him: Alex would learn to ride a bike. Because Alex was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Sotos syndrome, which is characterized by excessive [...]
This is a blog by David Polaski Flip through one of ADEC’s new “Your Individual Rights” booklets and toward the end, you’ll find a seldom talked-about right. “You have the right to learn how to register to vote and vote.” [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Before ADEC was founded, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities were segregated from their communities, and now, with the help of people like you, they are included and embraced.
The folks from Genesis Products spent a combined 45 hours volunteering and hanging out with the people ADEC serves at the day service. The volunteers learned about ADEC's mission to offer choice and possibility to the people the nonprofit serves and were then able to see it in action.
ADEC clients at the Day Service at Bristol got a surprise visit Tuesday, June 12, from a pair of Elkhart County Sheriff's Department officers.