Dianne’s Continuing ADEC Adventure: Flying to Arizona

2017-03-31T12:46:31-04:00March 31st, 2017|A Life of Their Own, Dignity, Direct Support|

At 67 years old, Dianne Hampshire is living proof that it's never too late to enjoy a new adventure. A few months ago, we shared this incredible story of Dianne and Richard Hampshire reuniting after eight years of searching for each [...]

ADEC celebrates 65 years of choice and possibility with trip to Indianapolis, community events

2017-03-30T16:15:45-04:00March 30th, 2017|Community, News, Uncategorized|

On April 7, 1952, a brave group of parents from our community gathered together and decided they wanted something more — something different — for their children with disabilities. At that time, it was the norm to place people with intellectual [...]

ADEC Remembers Joel Oaks

2017-03-17T10:25:10-04:00March 17th, 2017|A Life of Their Own|

There was just something about him. He had a charming sense of humor. He had a smile that was almost a smirk. – Jodi Taylor, ADEC Guardian Advocate Joel Oaks, or “Joey,” as his friends lovingly called him, never missed an [...]

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