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Employment Opportunity – Special Education Teacher

The special education teacher works as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide an educational program to children with severe speech and physical impairments. This individual is responsible for: assessing and evaluating students and programs; implementing curriculum; managing and supporting students in general education setting; planning components of the educational program and providing individual student … Continue reading

Employment Opportunity – Instructional Assistants

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

CVI Webinar #9 – Archive Available

Effective Interaction Strategies for Children with Cortical Visual Impairment and Complex Communication Needs In previous webinars, we have talked about the impact of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) on children with Complex Communication Needs (CCN), how to identify them, assess and accommodate the environment and the materials we use with them; and although we have talked … Continue reading

Communication Awareness

Talking with Technology October is the official Communication Awareness month, but Communication Awareness at The Bridge School is EVERY month. We share a location with North Elementary School in Hillsborough and our students attend classes and events with North students and staff.  Recently two of our students, who are on the North School Student Council, gave … Continue reading

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

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

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/

CVI/AAC SUMMER INSTITUTE

SAVE THE DATE!!June 12-17, 2022 The Bridge School is excited to announce that we have formed a partnership with Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy, internationally known expert on Cortical Vision Impairment, to further our work in this area and to enhance the services we are providing our students.  The opening venture of this partnership will be the … Continue reading

TIR – Sarah Yong

Sarah Yong, a former Teacher-in-Residence from The Bridge School, and her sister have written a compelling story about a young girl with cerebral palsy and her pet bird as they both seek to find friendship, freedom and their place in the world.  Mei assigns colors to the voices in her world in an imaginative, creative … Continue reading

TIR – Madhumita Dasgupta

Our past Teacher in Residence, Madhumita Dasgupta will be presenting a webinar on Writer’s Workshop – Enabling Self-Expression for All. The webinar will showcase an overview of the adaptations made to implement The Bridge School model of Writer’s Workshop successfully in IICP. It is to demonstrate the strategies of how students using AAC or using … Continue reading