“When I See There’s A Movement, I Want to Take Part”: ADEC Continues its Tradition of Creating Opportunities for Public Engagement

ADEC, Inc. has been supporting families in our communities for nearly 68 years by providing services and advocating for families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At ADEC, we believe that all individuals deserve to live a life full [...]

2020-01-23T15:19:33-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Community, Families, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC’s Recruitment Open House, Monday Feb 3, 2020 9am-11am and 1pm-4pm

Why you should work at ADEC? --Build a career in a field that impact the lives of children, adults and families with developmental disabilities. --Work for an organization that offers career development and promotional opportunities. --Work for an organization that [...]

2020-01-23T10:29:14-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Employment, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC receives Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar

ADEC has earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world's largest database of information on nonprofit organizations. The Platinum Seal is the highest level offered by GuideStar, and fewer than 1 percent of all nonprofits earn the title. [...]

2019-12-19T10:36:58-05:00December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC transportation department applies colorful decals to buses to raise community visibility

Allie Dobski, ADEC’s transportation manager, is huddled with a few of her team members at the side of Bus 55. “Okay, ready?” she asks. In a deft move, she and three of her colleagues peel an opaque paper backing from [...]

2019-12-11T09:07:32-05:00December 11th, 2019|A Life of Their Own, Community, Families, News|0 Comments

ADEC’s introduces new online gift catalog just in time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Remember when Christmas was about more than the number of gifts under the tree? This year, ADEC is offering a way to make the holidays more meaningful -- for you and for the people we serve. ADEC’s new online gift catalog [...]

2019-11-28T17:54:20-05:00November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC’s Behavior Therapy services bring creativity, compassion and critical life skills to individuals in need

Tristen Ferran, 19, sits at a glass table in his family’s dining room across from his 28-year-old behavior consultant from ADEC, Ryan Gomez Wengerd. A big fluffy white dog is casually sprawled out on the floor nearby gnawing a dog bone. [...]

2019-11-27T12:41:46-05:00November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2 ADEC representatives serving on Self Advocates of Indiana Board of Directors

Two individuals served by ADEC have been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for Self Advocates of Indiana. Nathan Griffey and Ryan Tingstrom will represent Region 2 on the Board of Directors. Self Advocates of Indiana is a [...]

2019-11-14T14:41:17-05:00November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be a Wish List Elf and deliver magic (and presents!) to an ADEC client

At ADEC, we believe everyone should have presents to open on Christmas Day. Sadly, some of the 1,200 individuals we serve don't have friends or family to buy them gifts. That's where you can help! ADEC is seeking some Wish [...]

2019-11-12T15:11:06-05:00November 12th, 2019|Community, Dignity, News|0 Comments

ADEC celebrates Halloween with games, trick-or-treating at Gaining Grounds Center

Halloween is a popular holiday at ADEC. Although we believe you can be anything you want any day of the year, we love the opportunity to dress up on Oct. 31! This year, ADEC's Gaining Grounds Center and administration offices [...]

2019-11-01T16:57:09-04:00November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC hosts state legislators, officials from Arc of Indiana for tour, conversation

ADEC's voice is growing louder. Although it has always been part of our mission to advocate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, ADEC will be taking on a more active role in making sure the voices of the people [...]

2019-10-29T10:26:03-04:00October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments