The 32nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

2022-07-26T11:47:14-04:00July 26th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT CELEBRATES 32 YEARS The ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26th, 1990, by President George H.W. Bush. The civil rights law was an historic win for the community of [...]

Gaining Grounds Internship Update – A Quick Interview with Meggie

2022-08-08T11:11:57-04:00July 15th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

It’s now been two months since the beginning of the Gaining Grounds paid Internship program kicked off, and the first intern, Meggie graciously agreed to answer a few questions about her experience so far. Q: Meggie, have you ever had [...]

ADEC Supported Living Residents Receive Container Gardens from Creekside Church of the Brethren Volunteers

2022-07-15T12:52:35-04:00July 15th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

The Creekside Church of the Brethren received a grant from the Lilly Endowment Fund a few years ago that allows them to purchase supplies to create container gardens that they then donate to ADEC Supported Living clients. According to Cary [...]

CEO of THOR, Bob Martin, Talks ADEC and Picture Possibilities

2022-07-15T09:48:23-04:00July 15th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

Zach, Froggy 102.7: We're talking with the president and CEO of Thor industries, Bob Martin, about ADEC. And can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you came to know about ADEC? Bob Martin: [...]

Gaining Grounds Conference Center to Host Craft Bazaar in September

2022-07-18T10:52:17-04:00July 14th, 2022|Community, News|

GAINING GROUNDS 1ST ANNUAL CRAFT BAZAAR hosted by ADEC Where: Gaining Grounds Conference Center at the ADEC Main Administration Building | 19670 State Road 120, Bristol, IN. 46507 When: Saturday, September 17th, 2022, from 9:00 am – 3:00pm |Free Admission [...]

In July, ADEC is all about “Picture Possibilities.”

2022-07-14T13:00:41-04:00July 14th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

ADEC is proud to announce our annual fundraiser. This year, July 2022, is our third year of “Picture Possibilities” – named that because it features photos and videos on social media, but also because it inspires those we serve, and [...]

ADEC Day Programs are Charting The Life Course and Turning Their Dreams into Art

2022-08-04T12:51:13-04:00July 2nd, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and anyone who loves them, supports them, or provides services for them, have long struggled against prejudice and the tendency of others, including government entities, to make decisions FOR them instead of WITH [...]

ADEC Visited by Volunteers from Genesis Products

2022-07-01T16:47:55-04:00July 1st, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

For the month of June, Genesis Products has been giving back to the community and selected ADEC as one of their support partners. ADEC welcomed teams from Genesis products who joined ADEC at different program sites to provide social skills [...]

ADEC Group Home Residents Visit Four Winds Field for a South Bend Cubs Game

2022-07-01T08:44:50-04:00June 30th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, News|

On Sunday, June 26th, more than 100 ADEC Group Home residents and staff were able to attend the South Bend Cubs game and also enjoy a lunch buffet in the picnic area, and pictures with dinosaurs for Dino Day! The [...]

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