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The Bridge School

Category: Transition

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

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

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

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/

Creating a Path for Systematic Investigation of Children With Cortical Visual Impairment Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication

There are significant challenges to face when serving children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)  who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). One of the challenges is to find evidence-based research and intervention to guide practice. Boster, et. al., conducted a review designed to explore the available evidence on the topic and found that out of over 500 articles, … Continue reading

CVI Webinar #5 & #6 Archives Available

Our CVI Webinars this semester have been a success!  If you missed the live webinars, don’t worry! The recorded archives for CVI Webinar #5 & #6 are now available and free to view.   CVI Webinar #5 – Implementing CVI Strategies Into AAC Instruction – Panel Discussion with:  Gabriela Berlanga, Diego, and Gabriela (Gaby) Mangino, Diego’s Mother CVI Webinar #6 … Continue reading

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

In Memoriam: Pegi Young

The Bridge School family is saddened by the loss of our friend and co-founder, Pegi Young. Her vision has changed the lives of children worldwide and we will do our best to continue her mission. Please keep us and her family in your thoughts and prayers as we keep the dream alive.