What is Pass?

Pike Autism Support Services (PASS) is a Federally recognized501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. PASS was formed in 1996 by parents of families whose lives had been touched by autism spectrum disorders. We found strength in each otherto face the daunting challenge before us.

A Message from our Executive Director – January 2023

Video Coutesy of Black Bear Fim Festival – Chelsea Fay

Our Mission

The mission of Pike Autism Support Services is to to provide individuals with autism and related intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) with social, recreational, educational, housing and employment opportunities.

Our Vision

We envision a day when individuals with autism and IDD enjoy fulfilling and independent lives, embracing emotional well-being, interpersonal relationships, social inclusion, personal growth, self-determination, and individual rights.

Our vision embodies these Guiding Principles:

Community-Individuals should enjoy a quality of life complete with physical, emotional, and material well being, friendships, social inclusion, personal growth, self-determination, and individual rights.

Person-Centered– Respect the preferences of each individual by utilizing best practices and maintaining high expectations, always assuming intelligence.

Sustainable– Ensure that opportunities, supports, and residential settings that each individual chooses are available throughout their lifespans.

Enrichment- Support lifelong learning and personal growth to enable individuals every opportunity to develop to their greatest potential.

Security– Be a village that works together to provide a safe and supportive environment.

Inclusion– Empower, support, and educate the world around us to fill the spaces between individuals of all abilities