ADEC’s newest receptionist beat cancer and is loving life

2018-11-20T11:32:41+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Employment|

Vincent BeCraft is the first person greeting visitors to ADEC's administration building and he always gives a hearty: 'Have a great day!' as they're leaving. Part of the reason he says it with such conviction is because not too long ago, [...]

Connor Reynolds finds employment at EFP through ADEC

2018-09-11T18:43:04+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Employment, News|

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 [...]

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 client is a small business owner with big hopes

2017-02-03T11:50:03+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|A Life of Their Own, Dignity, News|

Look up Erin Smoker's Etsy page and you'll find this description, Buttercups Emporium is my new adventure. I wanted to become more independent so with the help of some friends we have my shop started. I enjoy making items for others [...]

ADEC’s Project SEARCH celebrates halfway mark with Open House

2017-01-20T13:51:33+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Employment|

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 Open House was talking with Deric and Kayla, two best friends [...]

Shop Art by ADEC store, Support client opportunities

2016-09-30T14:17:20+00:00 September 30th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, News|

Have you been searching for the perfect gift for your friend’s birthday? Or maybe there’s a blank spot on your wall for a piece of meaningful art? As of Wednesday, October 5, Elkhart’s newest shopping destination - the Art by ADEC [...]