ADEC’s newest program fills the GAP between high school and career for individuals with disabilities
ADEC’s new Growth and Purpose (GAP) program is designed to help bridge the gap between education and employment. The program, which launches in April, is open to any individuals with disabilities interested in joining the workforce.
Only about one-third of working-age people with disabilities are employed, but a partnership between ADEC, South Bend schools and Beacon Health System is working to change that.
Forgetting to buy Christmas cards to send to friends and relatives until the week before the holiday is a stressful, panic-inducing fear that many of us try to avoid. ADEC […]
As the unemployment rate continues to drop in Elkhart County, ADEC works to help employers meet their staffing needs by welcoming people with disabilities into the workplace. To make this […]
Chris Lawson pays meticulous attention to detail. Each year, he picks out colors for his birthday celebration in July. This year, his theme is “strawberry red” and “white like a […]
The students of ADEC’s 2016-17 Project SEARCH class celebrated reaching the program’s halfway mark this month by hosting an Open House to show off their progress. The highlight of the […]
When Patricia Lepe grows up, she wants to be an artist at Cartoon Network. A senior at Concord High School, Patricia looks forward to graduating in the spring and moving […]
From the moment Beth Price was hired at ADEC in 1991, she’s kept an open mind and gone with the flow. She never imagined where it would take her. “One […]