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Inspiration Point

October 27th, 2015
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PTI has been expanding over the past few years by adding more full time staff and consultants to support an ever-increasing number of individuals seeking our programming. Programming has also expanded through our Social College and Social Focus projects. Now, in 2015, PTI
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September Participant of the Month: Carrie

September 3rd, 2015
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  Carrie has been a constant at Pathways to Independence events for over ten years, and in that time she has always been active in setting and achieving her goals, making new friends, and experiencing new things, “By being
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Bruce Finds a Place Where he Belongs

August 4th, 2015
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Pathways to Independence has been a major part of Bruce’s life for almost twenty years.  Bruce says that PTI gives him purpose, a place to “feel normal” and an opportunity to contribute, whatever the cause or project may
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Sky Explores the World Around her

June 4th, 2015
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Sky is a unique PTI participant.  Up until a few years ago, Sky interacted with others in the same manner as you and I.  While she was working to more fully understand social etiquette, she was able to
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Check out our Slidebatch Page!

May 8th, 2015
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Check out our Slidebatch page! There is a huge expanded resource section for adults with disabilities and more information about Pathways to Independence. Slidebatch is a new social media platform where you can easily organize your
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Paul

May 4th, 2015
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When someone goes through a tough period in their lives they rely on their friends, families, co-workers and the coping skills they have acquired throughout their life.  Paul is no different.  With the support of family, friends and
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Shannon Discovers her Interests and Develops Confidence!

April 10th, 2015
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“As my mom would say, I woke up when I joined Pathways.  My brain wasn’t sleeping anymore,” Shannon says about her experience with Pathways to Independence.   She is constantly on a journey of self-improvement and discovery and if
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Leigh Shines in Social Situations and Excels in her Career

April 8th, 2015
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When Leigh joined PTI in December of 2009, she was looking for an outlet to explore new activities outside of home, to feel less anxious in social situations and to meet friends.  More than five years later, observing
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Chris Develops his Network of Friends!

April 8th, 2015
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  While Chris has only been a participant for a short time, since August 2013, he has seen his  social skills improve, friendships develop and learned to travel more places on his own.  After trying out a few
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March Participant of the Month: Daniel!

January 28th, 2015

Introducing PTI’s Participant of the Month: Daniel   If you go to Schnucks regularly, you might see Daniel, an employee in maintenance with a positive attitude and a smile on his face.  Daniel said, “I joined Pathways in
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