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The Power of Hope: Angeline’s Milestones Bring Her Parents Joy

We didn’t know where to go or how to help her,” Jun remembers. When Angeline was 6 months old, Jun and his wife, Yan, noticed that their baby’s head was small for her age, and she was not following objects with her eyes. Doctors diagnosed Angeline with multiple developmental delays, as well as a weak…

Setting the Gold Standard in Special Education

Representatives from the California Department of Education and Los Angeles Unified School District said they were “blown away” by the quality of distance education that Wayfinder is providing to students in its Special Education School during the pandemic. Our school enrolls children and youth, ages 5 to 22, who are visually impaired or have moderate-to-severe…

In-Person Summer Program for Youth Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Wayfinder’s Transition Services is thrilled to offer an in-person summer option for youth who are blind or visually impaired. This option is open for youth 16-21 years old (up to 22nd birthday). Find your strengths / Explore your interests / Discover your potential STEP into the workplace July 7—August 4: Four Weeks to Workplace Readiness…

Provide a Safe Haven

Henry came to our Temporary Shelter Care program, called The Cottage, after being removed from his home due to neglect. Henry arrived in his wheelchair, dirty and scared. Frankie, a counselor, made Henry feel like he was in a family. Frankie understands what foster children experience. He was removed from his home at age 7….

Lead the Way for Future Generations

“Very few of us will be written up in history books,” says Glenn Sonnenberg, Wayfinder board member and donor. “We will be remembered by family and friends. Making a planned gift to Wayfinder is a way to affect the world after we are gone. It is a way of saying, this is who I was,…

Your Wayfinder Legacy

Join the Legacy Society Wayfinder’s Legacy Society honors the generous donors who have included Wayfinder in their estate plans. Benefits include recognition in our annual report and website, invitations to special events and exclusive updates from the Wayfinder CEO.

Bertha Preciado is a Wayfinder Meet Bertha Preciado, Early Intervention Specialist

How do you bring Wayfinder Family Services’ mission to life? In Early Intervention, we are working with families that are still coming to terms with what their child is going through. We are being empathetic, understanding and optimistic. I like to build a friendship with the family. We have a professional relationship, but families will…