The Bridge School

The Bridge School

An innovative organization educating children with severe speech and physical impairments through the use of:

  • creative approaches to education and communication
  • augmentative and alternative communication systems and assistive technology
  • extensive involvement of families and community

Explore The Bridge School Model to learn about who we are, what we believe, and ways you can contribute to the ongoing programs and activities that move our students closer to a life without barriers to education, participation and communication.

The Bridge School
545 Eucalyptus Avenue
Hillsborough, CA 94010-6404
650-696-7295

The Bridge School is a 501(c)(3) organization. Federal Identification Number: 95-4068784

The Bridge School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of students, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our student population, staff, volunteers, subcontractors and vendors.

The students, families, staff and Board of Directors are pleased to share the exciting things happening at The Bridge School through the pages of our Web site. Enjoy the energy and spirit that shines through the faces of our students and embrace the strength and wisdom that is reflected in the contributions of our staff.

Fulfilling our Mission

Helping Children Find Their Voice

Communication and education are the keys to developing a self confident, participating member of society.

Education

Life Long Learning

Equal opportunity, full participation, independent living and continuing education are the keystones to life long learning.

Transition

Building Global Communities

Building professional capacity enriches the education and communication for children and adults throughout the world.

Outreach

Ways to Support

Your charitable donation makes a significant difference in the level of support we are able to provide to children and their families locally, nationally and globally.

Support

Recent News

8/13/2019 —  Bruce Springsteen, Oct ’86 at the 1st Bridge School Benefit Concert

Bruce Springsteen just released an album with his 1986 performance at The Bridge School Benefit Concert.  Joined by Neil Young, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, Nils Lofgren, Graham Nash and Danny Federici and dedicated to Elliot Roberts, a portion of the proceeds from the sales of this album will benefit The Bridge School.  Get yours today!

7/6/2019 —  In Memoriam: Elliot Roberts

The Bridge School lost one of our driving forces with the passing of Elliot Roberts. It was Elliot who encouraged Pegi Young to start the school, he served on our Board of Directors and for 30 years orchestrated our annual Bridge Benefit Concert. The Bridge School family is heartsick over the loss of our friend … – Continue reading

2/5/2019 —  Registration for the 2019 AAC by the Bay Conference is available

Onsite Conference Fees Early Bird fees for onsite attendees before 03/01/19: 2 days – $275 1 day – $150 Registration fees for onsite attendees on/after 03/01/19: 2 days – $300 1 day – $175 Current full-time enrolled students are eligible for discounted rates at $50/conference day.  Proof of eligibility is required.  Please contact Kathleen Carr … – Continue reading

1/3/2019 —  In Memoriam: Pegi Young

The Bridge School family is saddened by the loss of our friend and co-founder, Pegi Young. Her vision has changed the lives of children worldwide and we will do our best to continue her mission. Please keep us and her family in your thoughts and prayers as we keep the dream alive.

9/13/2018 —  Meet our Teacher in Residence for 2018-2019

We are pleased to announce, Patricia Gutiérrez from Buenos Aires, Argentina as our 2018-2019 Teacher in Residence. We are very excited for her to start soon!! Take a look at her bio and find out more about our Teacher in Residence program. Teachers in Residence