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.” [...]
“She’s a real advocate for the individuals we work with,” Ann Marie said. “She’s done a great job of fulfilling the mission and vision of ADEC for the folks we love so much.”
He likes Marvel, Muppets and making things. And, as it turns out, he’s pretty good at making things — like the protective foam packaging that keeps your online purchases safe during delivery. After roughly nine months of job hunting, Connor Reynolds [...]
It’s personal connections and patient affection that make it clear this is no ordinary nursing job. Lynn Guthrie walks down a short hallway to one of her favorite patient’s rooms. She’s the longest tenured nurse at ADEC, and many clients know [...]
Anne Craft first came to work at ADEC because the hours were better than her previous job, but that is not what has kept her here for 20 years. She has remained on #teamADEC because she has found a job that [...]
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.