When Stephanie Lewis was born, a doctor told her parents that she would never accomplish anything and she would never be able to walk. Boy, did she prove them wrong. Not only can Stephanie now walk, she can ride a bike. [...]
The summer after Alex Shively turned 5 years old, his parents set a goal for him: Alex would learn to ride a bike. Because Alex was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Sotos syndrome, which is characterized by excessive [...]
The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce helped us kick off Disabilities Awareness Month in a big way by naming ADEC the 2018 Nonprofit of the Year.
When you’re looking for a location for your event — whether it’s a staff retreat or a class reunion — consider ADEC’s new Gaining Grounds Center.
ADEC’s Resource + Transition Fair connects families to disability organizations, programs that can help
Resource + Transition Fair 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 9 NETWORKING: Meet and speak with other individuals, families and professionals. Space will be provided if you wish to have a private conversation. RESOURCES: Have a chance to [...]
Many of us here at ADEC are still riding the sugar high brought on by Cupcake Wars. ADEC's five day service locations and After-School Club really rose to the occasion by whipping up dozens of sweet treats in hopes of [...]
ADEC celebrated 39 employees with a combined 435 years of service to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
We won't sugarcoat it: Cupcake Wars is one ADEC event you won't want to miss. For several weeks now, ADEC's five day services and After-School Club have been fine-tuning their best batters and finest frostings in hopes of winning over [...]
Sunny 101.5 brings Christmas (and Santa!) to ADEC's new Gaining Grounds Center "I believe in you, Santa!" Kevin Seymore told Sunny 101.5's white-bearded man. Kevin, who participates in both day service and supported living through ADEC, stopped by [...]
♫ DSPs, DSPs, you guys really rock! ♫ ADEC corporate choir performs a very special rendition of ‘Jingle Bells’
Our direct support professionals really rock. They rock so much that Leslie Greensides, staff accountant at ADEC, wrote a song about them. Musicians from ADEC's administrative team visit locations throughout Elkhart and St. Joseph locations in December to spread Christmas [...]