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

2/18/2021 —  Children With Cortical Visual Impairment and Complex Communication Needs: Identifying Gaps Between Needs and Current Practice

Over half of the students at The Bridge School have Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). This impairment impacts EVERY aspect of their lives. Over the years, the staff has reached out for help; however, they often found that little information was available for them or the children’s parents, which prompted us to take a closer look … – Continue reading

1/22/2021 —  CVI Webinar #4: Implementing CVI Strategies into AAC Instruction – A Case Study

The Bridge School is excited to invite you to join our next webinar in the series on Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) and its impact on children with severe physical and speech impairments who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Live Webinar on February 9, 2021 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST The star of this … – Continue reading

11/18/2020 —  CVI and Its Impact on AAC: Issues and Considerations – A Panel Discussion – Archive available

Live Webinar Date: October 30, 2020 Our Oct 30th webinar on CVI and Its Impact on AAC:  Issues and Considerations – A Panel Discussion was a success! If you missed the live webinar, don’t worry! We have a recorded archived version available on our website and it is free to view.  You must register on our site to … – Continue reading

10/15/2020 —  COVID-19 Updates and Information

We are working closely with the Hillsborough City School District and 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. Hillsborough City School District – https://www.hcsdk8.org/ San Mateo County Office of … – Continue reading

5/27/2020 —  BCTAC presentation to the Board of Directors

May 26, 2020 Presenting BCTAC: The Bridge School’s Board of Directors asked the BCTAC Leadership Committee (LC) to share information about their program. The LC developed a framework and produced the following in record time to meet their deadline – all while sheltering-in-place. Kudos to the LC for a highly impressive presentation.