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

4/6/2021 —  CVI Webinar #6: Register Today

The Significance of Self-Initiated Mobility Experiences for Children with CVI, Complex Communication and Physical Impairments with Christine Wright-Ott Live webinar: April 21, 20211 – 2:30 PM PST Register for the live webinar today! This webinar will discuss the use of hands-free support walkers and demonstrate how these mobility devices can change the lives of children … – Continue reading

3/12/2021 —  CVI Webinar #5: Register Today

Implementing CVI Strategies Into AAC Instruction – A Panel Discussion with Gabriela Berlanga, Diego, and Gabriela (Gaby) Mangino, Diego’s Mother Live webinar: March 24, 20212 – 3 PM PST Register for the live webinar today! There was a tremendous response to Gabriela Berlanga’s webinar on, “Implementing AAC Strategies into AAC Instruction – A Case Study.” … – Continue reading

3/9/2021 —  Stream the 1st Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert!

The Bridge School in 1986 – a dream, a vision, a call to action and THE FIRST ANNUAL BRIDGE BENEFIT CONCERT. Were you there? It was magic! Hosted by Neil Young and featuring Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Nils Lofgren, Tom Petty, Robin Williams, and Bruce Springsteen this concert was staged to raise money to … – Continue reading

3/3/2021 —  CVI Webinar #4: Implementing CVI Strategies into AAC Instruction – A Case Study Archive available

The star of this webinar is Diego who has complex communication needs and cortical visual impairment. The presenter describes her experiences in learning about CVI and how to implement a program that supports Diego’s use of his vision with particular emphasis on how CVI impacted his access to language and literacy. The presentation illustrates how … – Continue reading

—  Employment Opportunity: Instructional Assistant

The Bridge School is looking for a dynamic, positive and energetic individual to serve as an Instructional Assistant (paraprofessional)  in our school program and become a part of our interdisciplinary teams. We serve children between the ages of 3 – 12 with severe physical and speech impairments. Duties include assisting in instructional activities, providing physical … – Continue reading