The Bridge School

Category: Education

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

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

Framing a Future is now under the Self-Determination Program website

FAF is a tool designed to assist students/young adults who use AAC, their families, and professionals in identifying preferences, interests and needs as they begin preparing for the transition from school based programs to a post school setting. It was designed to be student-centered and assist the student/young adult and their family to prepare for and self-advocate … – Continue reading

Learn more about The Bridge School’s mobility program at the International Seating Symposium

Christine Wright-Ott, The Bridge School’s Occupational Therapist, will be sharing the success of our students involved in the Bridge School Walker Program at the 34th International Seating Symposium in Vancouver, British Columbia, March 6 – 9, 2018.  Her session, ‘Walking to Learn: The Power of Support Walker Mobility!’ highlights the benefits of integrating independent mobility … – Continue reading

Hurricane Harvey support for AAC users and families

USSAAC (US Society of AAC) has set up a website designed to help people who use AAC and their family members in communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Individuals with complex communication needs, family members and professionals can request help that results in re-establishing someone’s ability to communicate using AAC methods. Professionals, companies, and institutions can … – Continue reading