Children with disabilities are 38 percent more likely to be obese. With help from the Goshen Health Foundation, ADEC is working to change that.
Only about one-third of working-age people with disabilities are employed, but a partnership between ADEC, South Bend schools and Beacon Health System is working to change that.
At 67 years old, Dianne Hampshire is living proof that it's never too late to enjoy a new adventure. A few months ago, we shared this incredible story of Dianne and Richard Hampshire reuniting after eight years of searching for each [...]
The My ADEC Story series continues as Tracy Rousculp, ADEC DSP at Lutz Group Home in South Bend, shares why she loves working at ADEC. I've been a DSP at ADEC for about 11 months. During this time, I also served [...]
Mark your calendars for a fall shopping trip anytime between Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28. For these three days only, you can save 25% off* at Macy's with a $5 Shop for a Cause savings pass. Every $5 savings [...]
When you google “Dianne Hampshire,” the first entry that pops up is a profile from the Works of Arc website featuring Dianne’s picture and describing her ceramic work at ADEC’s Day Service at Goshen. For most people, this would be just [...]
Program surveys, reviews and audits are a valuable way to refine programming, reinforce quality standards and offer proof of impeccable service. ADEC furthers its mission of choice and possibility every time services pass critical review. Over the past few months, music [...]
You may remember Emily Krabill as the 2015 Goshen High School prom queen. She made a big splash in the Elkhart Truth, and her story was named one of the top 10 feel good stories for 2015. Like most 19-year olds, [...]
Usha Pfifferling squealed and gestured with joy as she painted outdoors at Potato Creek State Park on Wednesday, June 22. Using just her imagination and the scenery around her, she painted a brightly colored banded background and filled it in with [...]
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a disability as the condition of being unable to do things in the normal way. Well, based on that definition, each and every one of us has a disability. You cannot spell disability, without the root word, [...]