About Us

Overview

Aditus, Inc. created in 1983 by Aditus’ founder and President/CEO Susan L. Lakso, M.Ed., M.B.A., is an organization with a long year history of providing creative, community-based, education, school to work transition, after school, summer school, residential, respite, employment, vocational, community based day, transportation, behavioral health, therapeutic, and social recreational services for people from middle school through retirement with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), Asperger Syndrome (AS), Intellectual and other Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injury, Mental Illness, Behavioral Health, and other challenges. All services are provided in East Longmeadow, MA and throughout Massachusetts Hampden/Hampshire Counties. Aditus, Inc. is a Massachusetts, 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Corporation.

Aditus welcomes your thoughts on our services and invites you to partner with us to create innovative solutions to the life challenges faced by people from middle school through retirement in school, in work, in life, and in the world.

 

Mission, Purpose, Vision, Values

Mission Statement

Enhancing lives through opportunity, employment, and self-determination.

Purpose Statement

Our purpose is to use our creativity to bring endless opportunities to people from middle school through retirement in school, in work, in life, and in the world.

Vision Statement

Aditus will be known throughout the North East United States of America as the provider of choice, the employer of choice, and the investment of choice for bringing endless opportunities and innovative solutions to the life challenges faced by people from middle school through  retirement with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), Asperger Syndrome (AS), Intellectual and other Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injury, Mental Illness, Behavioral Health, and other challenges.

Values Statement

Aditus is dedicated to providing endless opportunities for people from middle school through retirement that radiate excellence, pro-activity, responsiveness, respect, and cost-effectiveness. We pledge to provide outstanding customer service, value difference, see the world as others see it, find the synergistic third alternative, seek first to understand, and to prioritize the win/win solution. We are committed to working in partnership with individuals served, families, guardians, internal staff partners, external funding partners, and the community at large.