ADEC’s guardianship program supports a client’s life with the power of informed choice and possibility

Robert Shaw never thought he’d get to experience history first-hand. “I got interested in history after watching some programs about nuclear power and the first atom bomb,” he says. “I watch programs like Planet Earth and read on the internet about [...]

2019-09-12T11:29:55-04:00September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Art by ADEC soars with superheroes, sci-fi legends at Hall of Heroes Comic Con

Superheroes and supervillains invaded Elkhart at last weekend's third annual Comic Con, and Art by ADEC was in the middle of it all. ADEC was fortunate to have a booth in the center of the Comic Con and be able [...]

2019-09-12T15:40:49-04:00September 11th, 2019|Community, News|0 Comments

ADEC celebrates Direct Support Professional Appreciation Week 2019

There are more than 400 employees who work at ADEC, the majority of whom are Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). Each year, the governor of Indiana designates a week dedicated to DSPs, and we love to celebrate it at ADEC! DSP Appreciation [...]

2019-09-06T14:57:39-04:00September 6th, 2019|Community, Direct Support, News|0 Comments

Wy.Not Summer Camp program winds down for 2019 season

It’s that time of year, when the heat has started to outstay its welcome and kids are trading their swim trunks for book bags, which means ADEC’s Wy.Not Summer Camp program has come to an end for the year. But what [...]

2019-08-28T08:06:17-04:00August 27th, 2019|A Life of Their Own, Community, Families, News|0 Comments

First United Methodist Church of Middlebury parishioners volunteer, donate funds

On a muggy Saturday morning, nine parishioners from First United Methodist Church of Middlebury made the trek to ADEC's new Goshen properties to help with some needed improvements. The volunteers came to pull up some old carpet and put a [...]

2019-08-21T10:46:03-04:00August 21st, 2019|A Life of Their Own, Community, News|0 Comments

Michigan teens from Young Neighbors in Action spend week hanging out with individuals ADEC serves, improve homes through volunteer service

Most people choose to spend their summer hanging out at the beach or in the relaxing comfort of an air-conditioned building, but 11 teenagers and adults from Young Neighbors in Action decided to spend a week of their summer improving the [...]

2019-07-19T09:54:54-04:00July 19th, 2019|Community, News|0 Comments

ADEC celebrates Dog Daze of summer with dog-themed art, special partnerships with Bonneyville Mill and Elkhart ArtWalk

If you’re a fan of ADEC’s famous Bow Wow Dog Biscuits, have we got a treat for you: A very limited special edition batch of biscuits are coming to a Gaining Grounds Coffee House or downtown event near you, thanks to [...]

2019-07-16T12:38:48-04:00July 16th, 2019|Community, Employment, News|0 Comments

ADEC unveils refreshed mission statement with emphasis on ‘informed’ choice

The addition of one simple word can change the meaning of a sentence significantly -- just consider ADEC's mission statement. ADEC's Board of Directors recently approved a refreshed mission statement that adds a single word: Informed. "ADEC proudly advocates for and [...]

2019-07-10T14:35:31-04:00July 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments