What is Pathways Strategic Teaching Center?
Pathways Strategic Teaching Center is a comprehensive education and treatment program servicing children with autism and related disorders. Founded in 1998 through a collaborative effort between Trudeau and local parents of children with autism, Pathways is committed to utilizing scientifically validated teaching strategies to improve the lives of children with autism and their families.
Pathways is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art, scientifically validated, educational and treatment services in its Center.
We rely on human and ethical reinforcement-based teaching and treatment procedures to maximize learning outcomes.
Pathways assists families and educators in pursuing success for their children in home, school and community settings.
Pathways is committed to training education and human service professionals in state-of-the-art education and treatment practices in autism education and treatment.
To maximize independence and enhance the lives of children with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders.
As the parent of a child with autism, we are so grateful to be part of the Pathways community. The teachers are amazing, and it’s great to be in the company of other parents with the same challenges.Parents of a Pathways participant
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I enroll my child at Pathways Strategic Teaching Center?
All referrals to Pathways should be made in writing by the local educational authority of the city or town in which the child resides.
What is Applied Behavior Analysis?
ABA is defined as the process of systematically applying interventions based upon the principles of learning theory to improve socially significant behaviors to a meaningful degree, and to demonstrate that the interventions employed are responsible for the improvement in behavior.
What is the ratio of teachers to students at Pathways?
A one-to-one ratio of teachers to students is typically utilized, although small and large group activities may be provided for students who achieve the skills to learn in such settings.