ADEC summer campers’ activity level grows by ‘Leaps and Bounds’ thanks to Goshen Health grant

2018-07-19T16:19:25+00:00 July 19th, 2018|News|

Children with disabilities are 38 percent more likely to be obese. With help from the Goshen Health Foundation, ADEC is working to change that.

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 [...]

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 [...]