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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Feb 8 By Sarah Verity, Board Relations Manager “It inspires me to think that people today are fighting for justice and equality in the world, like superheroes from 80’s and 90’s action movies! But, instead of using violence and physical force they use other tools. They use pen, paper, and their ... Read More
Jan 25 By Danielle Azzalino, Gatepath’s Director of Adult Services “The Gatepath Police Academy, initiated by the South San Francisco Police Department, not only provided Gatepath students with insight to their law enforcement community officers and what they do, it also provided South San Francisco ... Read More
Jan 9 “The filmmaking process nurtures creativity, communication, and a common goal. It is also a platform that can influence positive social change." – Catherine Lee We are pleased to introduce Catherine Lee, our new Gatepath Social Connection Film and Media Arts Class teacher for teens and young ... Read More
Dec 7 By Erin Montgomery, Vice President of Human Resources, Gatepath “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” - Nelson Mandela With the holiday ... Read More
Oct 31 By Cynthia Hanlon, coordinator, Gatepath's Family Resource Center

Each month, I moderate a support group for caregivers of children with special needs and developmental disabilities in San Mateo County through Gatepath's Family Resource Center.  One of the most common re-occurring topics from ... 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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