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The Bridge School

Latest Updates and Information on COVID-19

The Bridge School is working closely with the Hillsborough City School District and with the San Mateo County Health Department and the County Office of Education in terms of monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We are keeping abreast with the situation and as new information is received, will be posted here.

COVID-19 Prevention Program for The Bridge School [PDF, 720KB] Updated 08/29/2022

We have openings for eligible students aged 3 - 5 years!

If you're looking for an educational program for your child, view our admissions criteria and explore our preschool program.

Welcome to The Bridge School

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.

Join The Bridge School Team

We currently have multiple positions open!

Self-Determination

The Bridge School Self-Determination Program provides students with the necessary tools and supports to become causal agents in their own lives through informed decision-making, thoughtful planning and persistent action to achieve their goals.

Cortical Visual Impairment and AAC

The Bridge School team of teachers and SLPs are guided in the ongoing creation and implementation of CVI educational materials, teaching strategies, and AAC and AT accommodations that support a Bridge School student’s development of language and communication within an educational setting.

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.

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

2/1/2023 —  Employment Opportunity – Administrative Assistant

The administrative assistant (AA) serves as the primary contact person for the community and Bridge School staff and families, provides clerical and administrative support to staff, and assists the leadership team in the management of Bridge School’s business, finance, human resources and board governance activities.  The AA plays a critical role in the planning, organization … Continue reading

1/18/2023 —  Register today for the 2023 AAC by the Bay Conference

Early bird registration open for Onsite attendees and Webcast Hosting Sites Thanks to the generosity of Cisco Systems, we are pleased to announce that registration is open for The Bridge School’s 2023 AAC By the Bay Conference: It Takes a Village.  This year, finally, we are hosting the conference on-site at the Cisco Executive Conference … Continue reading

12/15/2022 —  Beyond Bridge

The Bridge School is always interested in sharing information that highlights events, projects, and performances as well as breakthroughs in research, intervention strategies and opportunities for children and adults who have physical impairments.  Daryl Hannah, one of our Board of Directors, sent this choreographed performance for us to share.  Enjoy!  View this post on Instagram … Continue reading

12/9/2022 —  Make an impact!

Millions of people in the world have speech and language disabilities that make communication difficult. Therefore, it is critical to remind others that accessibility includes communication. Communication Access is about what you can do to communicate effectively. Personalize the “Accessibility Includes Communication” flyer and share with others tips on how they can interact and communicate … Continue reading

11/21/2022 —  We need your help!

The Bridge School is conducting a survey project to gather information on the use of hands-free walkers with children with complex speech and physical impairments. If you are a parent or care provider of these children or a professional or paraprofessional who works with them, please help us by completing this survey: https://redcap.link/zh9helvu.   If … Continue reading

9/20/2022 —  Save the Date for 2023 AAC by the Bay

Save the Date for The Bridge School AAC by the Bay, April 27-28,2023. @ Cisco in San Jose, California.  Join us live in-person orstream online.  Details coming soon at: https://www.bridgeschool.org/outreach/aac-by-the-bay/