For one employee, new position a chance for redemption

2017-02-03T11:40:23-04:00February 3rd, 2017|Direct Support, History|

For most people, a job offer signals validation, respect and the hope of new beginnings. It's exciting to know someone feels you are worth the investment, regardless of whether you take the job. For Karl Kingsley, his most recent job offer [...]

‘Finding Dory’ Demonstrates Importance of Providing People with Disabilities ‘A Life of Their Own’

2016-07-01T12:12:35-04:00July 1st, 2016|A Life of Their Own, News, Technology|

It’s not often that people with disabilities are represented in mainstream movies, let alone in an accurate, dignified manner — but one movie out in theaters now is different. Finding Dory, the sequel to Pixar’s Finding Nemo that broke box-office records on [...]

ADEC Announces Teams for Assistive Technology Challenge 2.0

2016-01-13T15:39:37-04:00January 13th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Community|

ADEC selected 12 teams in three divisions to compete in the ADEC Assistive Technology Challenge 2.0 event. This sequel to last year’s successful 1.0 version will take place Saturday, April 16 at the Northern Indiana Event Center. Within the high school, [...]

ADEC to Present at National Conference

2015-06-26T16:19:24-04:00June 26th, 2015|A Life of Their Own, Administration, Community, News, Technology|

We are excited to report ADEC will be among the session presenters at the 2015 National Convention of The Arc in Indianapolis Oct. 3-5. Our own Don Wierenga, Director of Day Services and Assistive Technology, and Rod Tackett, Communications Specialist, will [...]