Nancy Bounds, ADEC Community Relations Coordinator, writes about news and stories at ADEC that may or may not fit neatly into a category.

#ADECvotes: Making the 2016 Election Accessible to People with Disabilities

2016-08-08T16:21:52+00:00 August 8th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

"I can't vote." As Elkhart County's voter outreach coordinator stood in front of the room at Day Service at Goshen and talked about the right to vote and the process to register, a client called me over to where he was [...]

ADEC’s Summer Camp Allows Children with Disabilities to Participate in Summer Fun

2016-07-08T09:17:22+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Community, News|

At ADEC, we like to ask "why not?" Why not make sure children with disabilities feel included in summer fun, like trips to the pool or the petting zoo? Why not provide children with disabilities a chance to meet friends who [...]

ADEC Flies Past Ride-A-Bike Fundraising Goal

2016-05-27T14:18:16+00:00 May 27th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Community, Families, News|

People with disabilities mounted their bicycles alongside the community members who support them on Saturday morning, kicking off the 44th annual Ride-A-Bike for ADEC together. This year's ride has already raised more than $50,000, a 36 percent increase over 2015 totals — and [...]