ADEC adds new event to Ride-A-Bike lineup: Color Our World 5K

2018-02-14T11:09:42-04:00February 14th, 2018|Community, News|

We know we say this every year, but it's true: Ride-A-Bike is back and better than ever. Returning for its 46th year, Ride-A-Bike is ADEC's largest fundraiser with 100 percent of registration fees going to provide choice and possibility to people [...]

ADEC day services offer daily choices, possibilities for individuals with disabilities

2018-02-13T12:59:57-04:00February 13th, 2018|A Life of Their Own, News|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Megan Hunt had a big decision to make last year. She had turned 22 — a big year for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they "age out" of special education programs at public schools — and it was time [...]

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

2018-02-08T13:46:46-04:00February 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.