Who We Are
Bridget Borrelli
Bridget is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who received her MA from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her experiences include working with day programs, CILA homes, public and private schools, and in-home programs. In her experience, Bridget has had the pleasure of working with children, teens, and adults with varying diagnosis. Her unique combination of experiences include, but are not limited to, supporting the Public Defender's Office, working with young children diagnosed with autism, training staff in various settings, and setting up agency wide systems. Combining her knowledge and wide range of experiences, she is great resource to those who receive services from Pathways.
CEO / Board Certified Behavior Analyst
"There is nothing more AMAZING than seeing a client do a task that others said they would never be able to do.
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Adam Borrelli
Adam received his MBA from The University of Chicago with concentrations in economics and finance. He has a background in civil engineering and project management, including the design and construction of large public works projects as well as experience with private sector projects of varying sizes. He also has extensive experience in management, budgeting, and human resources. Adam's rare combination of education and experience have led him to become an outstanding problem solver. He strives to make all administrative functions seamless by continually keeping an open line of communication between insurance companies, the state, and most of all, our clients.
Chief Administrative Officer
"​Hearing from parents and advocates about the exceptional work this team does to change lives is extremely rewarding.
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Nick Turton
Partly inspired by his family, Nick has always wanted to work with people with developmental disabilities. This drive led him to obtain a degree in special education from Northern Illinois University. Since then he has worked in behavior classes in public high schools, taken Master level courses in Applied Behavior Analysis, and obtained specialized training qualifying him as a level 2 behavior therapist as recognized by the state, and became QIDP certified, then with that training became the administrator of multiple day program locations of one of the largest agencies in the southland. With the compilation of continously expanding experiences, Nick prides himself in working through tough situations from both a behavior anlaytic and administrative perspective.
Vice President / Assistant Behavior Analyst / QIDP
If they can't learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.
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​- Dr. O. Ivar Lovass
Neil Rhodes
Neil is a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling with an Applied Behavior Analysis specialization. He has worked with adults and children with a variety of disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, and Down's syndrome across a variety of settings including in-home, schools, sheltered workshops, and group homes. His specialized experience and interest fall in the areas of verbal behavior, discrete trial training, personalized system of instruction, comprehensive application of behavior analysis to schooling, and acceptance and commitment therapy. Although Neil has had extensive success working with children diagnosed with autis, he also finds it extremely rewarding to work with children with emotional and behavioral disorders such as ADHD and learning disorders.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
I most enjoy finding a way to teach a skill to someone that others had failed to communicate.
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Lara Speroff
Lara is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with hands-on experience in delivering Applied Behavior Analysis services to children and adults with autism, developmental disabilities, and emotional and behavior disorders. While she is highly trained in using the foundations of Applied Behavior Analysis in treatment for these individuals, she is always looking to expand her knowledge in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. Lara is a strong advocate for her clients and always keeps their rights and needs at the forefront of all plans.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
" A failure is not always a mistake, it may only be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake it to stop trying.
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​- B.F. Skinner
Pathways
Softball Team
"We have more fun when we play by our own rules!
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