Gateway is proud to be a silver sponsor of the 2019 Bay Area Autism/DD Conference which will be held at Stanford University, Saturday, November 16th, 8:15am – 5pm.

To register:

In honor of our birthday, Gateway Learning Group is offering FREE 1 hour workshops on various behavior management topics. Contact us and we’ll connect you with a Regional Director in your area to discuss your needs and schedule an individualized training for your team.

To learn more, email OR call 877-264-6747 ext 126

Gateway’s co-founders, Colin Davitian and Melissa Willa, will be attending this year’s ABAI International Conference in Stockholm. Melissa is particularly looking forward to hearing invited speaker Dr. Doug Greer present on “How Children Develop Naming and How this Sets Life’s Prognosis”. Dr. Greer was Melissa’s grad school advisor at Teachers College, Columbia University many moons ago.

Stanford Autism Center is holding their annual PRT conference on Saturday, September 28th. Our attending clinicians are looking forward to expanding their repertoires of naturalistic intervention methods.

Keep your child learning and growing during summer break. Prepare your child for travel or vacation. Ensure a smooth back-to-school transition.

7/24 4:30- 5:30 PM Make Building Social Skills and Friendships
1800 Sutter St #300 Concord, CA

8/17 10:00-11:00 AM Make Back-to-School East
1290 B Street #120 Hayward, CA

To reserve your seat and for more information,

Gateway is excited to be hosting a booth at the upcoming Mardi Gras for Autism in Fullerton.

Gateway is excited to be sponsoring the upcoming FEAT Walk & Spring Carnival. Be sure to stop by our bubble machine booth!
Gateway will be hosting a resource table at the Information & Resource Conference 2019 in San Francisco, hosted by Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. To learn more, go to:
Gateway is excited to be hosting a booth at the upcoming Race for Autism in San Diego. We cannot wait to see all the superheros on race day!

On February 1st, during CalABA’s 2019 conference in Long Beach, Gateway’s CEO, Melissa Willa, will lead a panel discussion on the topic of “Treatment Planning: Dosage, Duration, and Discharge”. Melissa will be joined by Dr. Bryna Siegel, Executive Director of the Autism Center of Northern California, Dr. Linda Haymes, Associate Professor/Chair Special Education at Touro University, and Yagnesh Vadgama, Sr. Director of Clinical Care Services at Magellan Health.

The 2019 4CABA conference will be held March 29-30th at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hope to see you there!

The 2019 CalABA conference will be held February 1st-3rd at the Long Beach Convention Center and Hyatt. Professional development opportunities at CalABA are an annual highlight for many Gateway BCBAs.

The 2019 ABAI Autism conference will be held January 18-20th at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. Our Northern CA BCBAs are looking forward to gaining professional insights at this event!

The Council for Autism Service Providers is an organization that provides support to senior level managers at organizations that provide evidence-based interventions to individuals with autism. Several Regional Directors along with Gateway’s Co-Founders will be attending this event.

Gateway Learning Group will be sponsoring and hosting a resource table at the 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Twinkies Krafts and the Hayward Unified School District have partnered to organize this event for kids with autism and special needs.

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Thirteen years ago Melissa Willa and Colin Davitian had a vision to build an organization that would provide the highest quality of behavior intervention services to children with autism and their families. On October 12th, 2005, they co-founded Gateway Learning Group.

The journey started with a few dedicated staff and several families who put their trust in Gateway. Company headquarters looked a bit different back then – a couch, a few chairs, a computer – located in a modest living room in Noe Valley, SF.

Today Gateway’s team of over 400 talented professionals advances the lives of more than 600 individuals with autism every day, with compassionate, evidence-based treatment. Gateway is now recognized as a leading provider of ABA therapy throughout the state of California. HBD Gateway!

Gateway is excited to be taking part at, and sponsoring, the upcoming Southern California Autism Speaks Walks. Be sure to stop by our booths!
Gateway’s Compliance Officer and Gateway’s President will be traveling to San Antonio to attend the annual Autism Law Summit. They look forward to gathering with other service providers, advocates, attorneys, individuals with ASD, and legislators from around the country for conversations related to policy and politics related to services for individuals with autism.

Gateway’s VP of Human Resources, Julius Schillinger, is a featured speaker at the Benefits Forum & Expo in New Orleans, September 24-26th. He will be presenting on: “Working Caregivers: The Benefits Innovation Front Line”, discussing  groundbreaking employee benefits that are emerging to address the the physical, financial, and emotional toll of extended caregiving provided by the 40 million Americans who help a parent, grandparent, or other relative, with basic needs, every day.

Gateway is a proud sponsor of the Wine & Design Gala benefiting Support for Families of Children with Disabilities at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria on September 28th.

Gateway Learning Group is pleased to announce the opening of our Garden Grove office, the first Gateway office in the Los Angeles metro area. This expansion enables Gateway clinicians to serve families in Orange County, as well as southern Los Angeles county. We are thrilled to see continued interest from clients in payers in expanding Gateway services.
Gateway Learning Group is a leader in providing behavior therapy for individuals with autism. Every day, Gateway advances lives through compassionate, evidence-based treatment. Since being founded in 2005, Gateway has expanded from its San Francisco base to serve families across California.