Welcome to The Nextdecade Inc.

+ (805) 512-1843
[email protected]

Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm
Sunday Closed

About us

'The Next Decade' is a 501(c3) Non- Profit Organization, which will provide support to young adults with Autism and other disabilities in the community in Ventura County. Our office is located at 2901 Peninsula Road, Suite #146 in Oxnard, CA. 93035. The Director is Dr. Patti Gault, a Special Educator, who has worked as a Special Education Teacher in the Public School System for the past forty-four years.

Purpose:

Our purpose at ‘The Next Decade’ is to support Young Adults with Autism and other Intellectual Disabilities, who are beyond school age (22+), to reach their full potential, with the greatest level of Independence LEADS TO HAPPINESS.

Goals and Commitment:

We are committed to support young adults with Autism and other intellectual disabilities to achieve their individual goals for the very best in LIFE.

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Our Mission

We believe that ALL young adults with Autism and other disabilities, given the right support and MANY opportunities, can succeed in becoming independent citizens, making a meaningful impact in their lives and in their communities. We believe that even those who are most dependent seek Independence in their lives. We believe that INDEPENDENCE

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Dr. Patti Gault

Forty‐four years of successful teaching experience; Grades K‐12 + Post‐Secondary in Texas, Illinois, Micronesia, California; Director of Special Ed, Rylie Charter Schools of Texas; Adjunct Special Ed Faculty, CSUCI Educator of the Year, Secondary and Post‐Secondary in Autism of Ventura County (2012), Teacher of the Year Awards (3x) Multiple Grants Recipient: Christa McAuliffe Federal Grant Recipient and Fellowship Award, Reading Literacy Grants, Technology Challenge Grants, Special Education Directors State Block Grants, 21st Century Technology Grants Recipient (1995‐2012) International Speaker and Presenter: Autism Speaks International Speaker, Durban, South Africa, 2011. US/China Education Summit Conference, Beijing China,1998, International PRELL Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1998, Doctorate Research Reading Strategies Study of Ethnicities, Saipan, Micronesia, 1999.

JOBS Program Developer, Jobs + Opportunities Beyond School, 2013 – Gault Ind. Living, Inc.

Education:

Bonham High School, Bonham, Texas 1961; BS Elem Education Degree, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 1966; Special Education Credential, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX 1968; Doctorate of Education Degree, California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA 1999.


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Get Moving TV - Carri Gault and Valerie Vargas

Doc Landon Chats with Special Educator Carri Gault and Special Guest Valerie Vargas.

Providing Daily Support for Young Adults with Disabilities Beyond School Age (22+)

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