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

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

6/27/2018 —  Employment Opportunity – OT Independent Contractor/Part-time

Part-Time Occupational Therapist Independent Consultant Contracted Services Position Description The OT provides services within a unique service delivery approach in the role of consultant in the classroom with a full-time special educator, speech and language therapist and assistive technologist.  In addition to providing intensive, individualized, OT-focused services, the OT actively collaborates with the special education … – Continue reading

6/8/2018 —  2018-2019 Academic Calendar available now

Download the PDF or subscribe to the Google Calendar

5/25/2018 —  The Bridge School’s Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) website is live!

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) section of The Bridge School web site!  In this section of the website, we demonstrate how, and the extent to which our students with CVI and SSPI have improved in their use of functional vision, their communication skills, their independence, their engagement and learning, and academic … – Continue reading

2/15/2018 —  Application for 2018-2019 Teacher in Residence now available online

We are pleased to announce that applications for the International Teacher in Residence program for 2018-2019 are available now.  Application deadline is May 25, 2018. Every other year we bring a professional from a country where little or no training in the use of AAC is available and they study at The Bridge School for … – Continue reading