Pathways to Independence
We are more than a recreation-based program. We are committed to developing social, interpersonal and communication skills in individuals with complex cognitive disabilities to help them overcome challenges and thrive.
Who we serve
We serve individuals with a wide range of cognitive disabilities such as autism/PDD-NOS, Asperger’s Syndrome, learning disabilities, mild intellectual disabilities, AD(H)D, borderline intellectual functioning, written and expressive disorders and developmental brain injuries.
Support at multiple stages of life
We help individuals who come from a number of different walks of life, from students transitioning into adulthood to older adults looking to build community. To learn more about what services are offered to your age group, select from the following options.
Leigh has a full plate these days – going to work, volunteering in her community and hanging out with family and friends. She has been employed for 12 years and was recently promoted to Team Lead, supervising six team members. Leigh remembers a time when she didn’t feel as confident as she does today. She often didn’t know how to express her emotions and had a hard time dealing with feelings of frustration. Leigh’s mom learned about us through a friend, and after a “little convincing,” Leigh tried out her first event. By the time she went to her third activity, she knew she had found the right place. That was in 2009, and now Leigh is leading her own activities.
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Pathways to Independence is grateful for all of the support received during our end of year appeal. We raised $62,925 this year… our most successful campaign ever! Pathways is looking forward to expanding our services to reach even more people and helping our participants achieve confident, connected and fulfilled lives.