One of ADEC’s core values is to give the individuals we serve a life of their own with the right to make their own choices, pursue their passions, learn new skills, develop healthy personal relationships and make a positive contribution to their communities.

Goshen News Sports Editor Covers Silver Bullet’s 1st Game with Grand Design

2023-03-13T08:52:00-04:00March 13th, 2023|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, DSPs, History, News|

Goshen News 3/9/23 BRISTOL — Smiles were to be had on everyone’s face inside Bristol Elementary School Wednesday as the ADEC basketball team, named the “Silver Bullets”, returned after a near-four-year hiatus. More than 70 members of the ADEC community [...]

ADEC Celebrates Developmental Disability Awareness Month

2023-03-20T14:15:29-04:00March 2nd, 2023|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Employment, News|

Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions caused by an impairment in physical, learning, language, or behavior areas that may impact a person’s day-to-day functioning and will usually last throughout their lifetime. ADEC has [...]

ADEC’s Plaza Day Program Hosts 80’s Themed Valentine’s Dance

2023-02-17T14:17:00-05:00February 17th, 2023|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, DSPs, History, News|

On Tuesday, Feb. 14th, ADEC's Plaza Day Program, located in Downtown Elkhart, hosted an amazing Valentine's Day Dance for ADEC clients and their staff. It was 80's themed, and it was totally tubular. The decorations were rad, the snacks were [...]

ADEC Self-Advocates Visit the Indiana State House

2023-02-17T11:16:39-05:00February 17th, 2023|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, History, News|

On February 14th, members of The Arc of Indiana and Self-Advocates of Indiana, along with some of ADEC’s own, once again participated in The Arc’s yearly ‘Have a Heart for the Arc’ day. Attendees of the trip representing ADEC and [...]

February is International Recreational Therapy Month

2023-02-13T11:18:49-05:00February 10th, 2023|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Employment, History, News|

February is a wonderful opportunity for we at ADEC to raise awareness about Recreational Therapy: what it is, what it does, and why Recreational Therapists deserve to be celebrated, along with the individuals who work hard to [...]

ADEC’S SILVER BULLETS MAKE A COMEBACK

2023-01-30T12:49:23-05:00January 30th, 2023|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, DSPs, Employment, History, News|

At first it was just idle what-ifs? And then people began to really get excited about the possibility... and then interest just exploded and the idea to maybe start up ADEC's inactive basketball team again became a reality. It went [...]

A Cheerful and Successful Wish List 2022!

2022-12-30T11:12:50-05:00December 30th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, DSPs, Families, News, Uncategorized|

Wish List 2022 is in the books, folks! And what a year it was: 113 clients received over 400 gifts this Christmas because of our generous Elves. There are many individuals and groups of people from our communities who can [...]

ADEC Featured on ABC 57’s Holiday Heroes Segment

2022-12-14T12:46:35-05:00December 14th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Administration, Community, Dignity, Direct Support, Employment, Families, News|

This holiday month gave ADEC an unexpected but wonderful gift! ADEC was featured in a series called Holiday Heroes, produced by ABC 57's journalist Summer Horan. The segment was informative and wonderfully done, and we are so grateful to have [...]

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