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.

Self-Advocates of ADEC Host Presentation on Voting

2022-09-21T16:31:25-04:00September 21st, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Families, History, News|

During a recent Self-Advocates of ADEC meeting, participants expressed interest in learning more about their rights when it comes to voting in Indiana. The group worked with Self-Advocates of Indiana and Leah Grandy from Indiana Disability Rights to arrange a day for Leah to come give [...]

ADEC Celebrates DSP Appreciation Week

2022-09-28T10:13:04-04:00September 16th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Direct Support, Employment, News, Uncategorized|

This week ADEC is celebrating and appreciating our DSPs (Direct Support Professionals!) The DSP managers have been coming up with fun and creative tokens of appreciation, things like hot breakfast, taco bars, restaurant lunches, custom DSP t-shirts, and even a [...]

Flowers for Wayne: An Art By ADEC Project Honoring a Lost Loved One

2022-08-26T16:33:19-04:00August 26th, 2022|Community, Direct Support, Families, News|

The ADEC Day Program, located in The Shoots building in Downtown Goshen, serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a variety of optional and engaging activities: painting, ceramics, cooking, games, computers and more. Ruth Yankey, a long-time and much-loved [...]

ADEC Hosts Podcast Release/Listening Party for: “Expert Tips By ADEC Self-Advocates”

2022-08-26T15:42:03-04:00August 26th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Employment, Families, History, News|

On Wednesday, August 24th, 2022, ADEC was proud to host a Release & Listening Party for the new Podcast, “Expert Tips By ADEC Self-Advocates.” Debuting on most streaming platforms this week, the new podcast is hosted by Emily, an attendee [...]

Picture Possibilities at the Plaza

2022-08-05T13:37:13-04:00August 4th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Administration, Community, Dignity, Direct Support, Families, News|

On Saturday, July 30th, ADEC turned Elkhart Civic Plaza into a true celebration space! From 11-3 we welcomed volunteers, staff, clients, family, friends, and the public to celebrate the culmination of our month-long 2022 fundraiser, Picture Possibilities. Food trucks, free [...]

ADEC’s Employee Appreciation Day at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

2022-07-29T12:51:08-04:00July 29th, 2022|Administration, Community, Direct Support, Employment, Families, News|

ADEC is celebrating our 70th year in 2022, and one of the ways we’re celebrating is with an event at Wellfield Botanic Garden to recognize and show our appreciation to our staff. In addition to free admission for our staff, [...]

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