Gatepath | Serving Children & Adults with Special Needs and Disabilities

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Gatepath has been “Turning Disabilities Into Possibilities” for more than 97 years.

Gold Medal Service Provider We have one of the most comprehensive service portfolios spanning all ages from early intervention for infants to community access and job training for adults and seniors. All programs are designed to prepare children and adults to actively participate in their schools, community, workplaces and at home. Learn more

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Sep 14 By Bryan Neider, Gatepath CEO

Gatepath is thrilled to announce that it is now providing children's therapy services previously offered by Associated Learning and Language Specialists, Inc. (ALLS), an organization that's been delivering services to families in the greater Bay Area for more than 30 ... Read More
Aug 24 By Catherine Buckman, MA OTR/L, Lead Occupational Therapist at Gatepath For many families, going back to school is an exciting time. For some families, however, this time comes with worry when their child struggles with handwriting skills in the classroom. Getting a jumpstart on handwriting at ... Read More
Aug 24 By Kendall Sui, student at Santa Clara University Before starting my internship at Gatepath, I was thinking about a future career in therapy or nursing. Now, as my summer internship comes to an end, and as I reflect on the experience, I’m even more committed than ever to a career in the health ... Read More
Jul 20 Nicole Adler, a 22-year-old student at the College of San Mateo, is described as an ambitious and passionate advocate for inclusion. Her dream is to become a motivational speaker who inspires individuals with disabilities to be better self-advocates – and she will be taking a step toward achieving ... Read More
Jun 16 By Dr. Alan Carlos Hernandez, Gatepath Program Committee Member and Father of Manuel A Night I’ll Never Forget One night in the summer of 1989, a police officer came to our home to inform us that Manuel (“Manny”), my wife’s 19-year-old son and my stepson, had been hurt and that we needed to go ... Read More


Designed to nurture and support children with physical and developmental special needs, and create a network of support for parents.
Our programs for youth and teens focus on promoting communication, increasing personal involvement, and developing social skills.
Committed to expanding opportunities for adults with special needs to reach their greatest potential and become successful and productive members of the community.
Support sessions to help parents learn hands-on strategies to help their child learn and grow and to take care of their own well-being.

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