The Bridge School

About

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.

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!

7/25/2019 —  Full-Time Occupational Therapist

Position Description The OT provides services within a unique service delivery approach 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 team in assuring access to the instructional materials and environment in the academic curriculum.  This includes on-going … – Continue reading

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

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

2/15/2018 —  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