ADEC client is a small business owner with big hopes

2017-02-03T11:50:03-04:00February 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 Announces Teams for Assistive Technology Challenge 2.0

2016-01-13T15:39:37-04:00January 13th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Community|

ADEC selected 12 teams in three divisions to compete in the ADEC Assistive Technology Challenge 2.0 event. This sequel to last year’s successful 1.0 version will take place Saturday, April 16 at the Northern Indiana Event Center. Within the high school, [...]

Technology Challenge Gets National Exposure

2015-10-09T12:16:53-04:00October 9th, 2015|A Life of Their Own, News|

ADEC’s Technology Challenge may be replicated by Arc chapters across the country after getting national exposure during a conference. Rod Tackett, ADEC Communications Specialist, and Don Wierenga, ADEC Director of Assistive Technology and Day Services, presented a blueprint for organizing a [...]

ADEC to Present at National Conference

2015-06-26T16:19:24-04:00June 26th, 2015|A Life of Their Own, Administration, Community, News, Technology|

We are excited to report ADEC will be among the session presenters at the 2015 National Convention of The Arc in Indianapolis Oct. 3-5. Our own Don Wierenga, Director of Day Services and Assistive Technology, and Rod Tackett, Communications Specialist, will [...]