ADEC’s guardianship program protects people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, exploitation

2018-01-19T16:20:51+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Dignity, News|

It's a frightening statistic, but one that needs to be recognized: People with disabilities are seven times more likely to be sexually assaulted than individuals without disabilities.  NPR recently launched an investigative series looking at the "hidden epidemic" of sexual [...]

Rosemary Poe: ‘Without ADEC, I would still be in the same hellhole I was born into’

2016-08-18T15:35:42+00:00 August 18th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Dignity, News|

A single ripe tomato sits on the windowsill of Rosemary Poe's ground-floor apartment. To most people, the fruit only represents the summer bounty still to come. But to Rosemary, the tomato is a symbol of the choice and possibility she has [...]