Welcome to WAVE
Widening Adult Vital Experiences, Inc.

Board Members:

Executive Director | Bill Schack
Cynthia Chapman | Board Chair
Matt Lafollette
Betty Piephoff
Bill DeAngelis
Sarah Gonzales
Vivian Thompson


Our Mission

To provide in a structured and compassionate community-based environment, meaningful opportunities for services, support and social activities to those who have intellectual disabilities and special needs so that they may thrive in life, work and leisure.


  • We value and respect the special persons we serve…and their families as we best meet their needs and desires in work, life and leisure.
  • We value a compassionate, competent and trained staff and Board…that actively cooperate, seeking to provide the best services possible to meet individual needs and desires of the special people whom we serve.
  • We value partnership and collaboration…with families, private and public agencies, volunteers, and private funders as we work together to best meet the needs of the special people we serve.


2016 WAVE Social Calendar 2016-SOCIAL-CALENDAR


WAVE Prom 2016

What a fantastic night at WAVE Prom! We hope everyone enjoyed the party. A record crowd of over 150 people including over 110 clients of WAVE.

Catch the WAVE was a success!
Saturday, April 2016

Catch the WAVE is the annual fundraiser was a success, THANK YOU to all who came out to support our organization that is committed to providing an exciting, varied, and critically important social life to the intellectually disabled. This is our only fundraiser, and 100% of the money raised goes to support our social program, our life skills program, and our performing chorus.

Thank you to this year’s Sponsors of our Annual Catch the WAVE Fundraiser:
Tallahassee Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep
Firehouse Subs
Tallahassee Elks Lodge
Refreshment Services Pepsi
Kele Lowe
Cynthia Chapman and Matt LaFollette
Douglas and Karen Logan
Betty Piephoff and Bill DeAngelis
Hungry Howie’s Pizza