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.
Today, at ADEC Industries, Lisa earns a regular paycheck. But beyond the paycheck, Lisa also has built a strong social network as her co-workers turned into friends (and a boyfriend).
Cheryl was told she would only celebrate one or two birthdays at most, so those close to her help her celebrate each year of defying the odds in big ways.
Children with disabilities are 38 percent more likely to be obese. With help from the Goshen Health Foundation, ADEC is working to change that.
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’s Mike Hedrington celebrates 35 years of helping people with disabilities find dignity, meaning in work
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
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 […]
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.
Three young adults are ready and eager to enter the workforce after spending a year learning job skills and completing internships at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
When Deb Buras was hired at ADEC in 1993, she never imagined staying for 25 years. Now she couldn’t imagine retiring anyplace else. Deb, who grew up in South Bend, […]