ADEC Industries ‘is a good place to start your life’: Employees deliver public comment to state task force

2018-06-29T13:32:21+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Employment|

As ADEC CEO and President Donna Belusar stood at the podium in front of a packed room, she held up a picture of more than a dozen ADEC Industries employees on a recent payday. The 15 individuals, all with intellectual and [...]

From the CEO: ADEC Industries offers another choice for employment for individuals with disabilities

2018-06-25T13:28:47+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Employment, News|

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 Industries as an option. As I walked through the workshop floor [...]

ADEC’s newest program fills the GAP between high school and career for individuals with disabilities

2018-03-29T15:03:53+00:00 March 29th, 2018|A Life of Their Own, Employment|

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.

Project SEARCH students reflect on internship experiences at Memorial Hospital of South Bend

2018-02-08T13:46:46+00:00 February 8th, 2018|A Life of Their Own, Employment, News|

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.