Promising Pathways

The Road to Best Practice in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Educating families, educators, healthcare workers, and community members in serving individuals with autism providing quality information with little to no cost. 

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About the Conference:

Babies laughingEach year we welcome 300—400 parents, educators, healthcare workers and community members interested in serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder to the Promising Pathways conference. Through donations from our generous community and business sponsors, we are able to continue to offer the conferences at no charge to attendees.

While we do not specifically endorse sponsors, we do encourage you to visit our vendor exhibits during our conferences and learn more about the programs and services available in our area. If you are interested in supporting next year’s conference or joining our planning committee, please contact us.

On behalf of the entire Planning Committee , we hope that the investment of your time when you attend our conference provides you with new knowledge, insight and contacts.

Co-Charis for Promising Pathways Planning Committee:

Joanna Salapska-Gelleri

Assistant Professor
Office:  MOD 1 - 35
Phone: 239-590-7358

Ms. Leigh Anna Nowak

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

CARD Consultant


What we do

We are committed to educating all families, educators, healthcare workers, and community members interested in serving individuals with autism. We believe that quality information can be provided with little or no cost to attendees. We commend community collaboration with the success of Promising Pathways.

Support Promising Pathways

If you or your organization would like to help sponsor the April 18, 2020 conference, please email or call 239-745-3400

Conference Travel Planning


Thank you to our 2019 Program Sponsors:

APEX massage

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Familty Care Council

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Florida Autism Center


KATZ logo

LARC logo
Lee County Schools
Lee Health
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My Autism Connection
Osterhout McKin logo
PBS logo
PEPSA logo
Salus Care logo
SpringBrook logo
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The Promising Pathways planning committee does not endorse any specific vendor or sponsor at the conference. Vendors and sponsors are exhibiting to help you with your search for programs and practices for people with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities.