THE BRIDGE SCHOOL AT RYE BROOK
BUILDING RESPONSIBILITY INDEPENDENCE DIGNITY THROUGH GROWTH AND EDUCATION
The Bridge School at Rye Brook offers a comprehensive program that connects with families, students and educational professionals to help each student reach their academic potential and discover what the possibilities are for them beyond the school setting.
Our special education program is a New York State Department of Education approved non-public school serving ages (5 to 21) education center for students with disabilities. Our school provides educational services to students with the following primary disabilities:
• Intellectually Disabled
• Multiple Disabilities
• Orthopedic Impairment
• Traumatic Brain Injury
• Visual Impairment
• Learning Disabled
Students enrolled in the program demonstrate a combination of two or more of the disabilities listed above. The school program offers educational, therapeutic and medical services designed specifically for each child.
The Bridge School maintains relationships with regional Committees on Special Education (CSE), and the New York City Department of Education CBST. All services offered are to meet the specific objectives of each student’s individual educational plan (IEP). The school operates a 10 month session with a six-week summer session.
• NYS core curriculum standards and alternate assessment
• Individual Instructional Programming
• Vision Training
• Literacy Training
• Assistive Technology Services
• Brace and Wheelchair Clinic
• Music and Movement Therapy
• Adaptive Physical Education
• Summer Swim Program
• Boy and Girl Scout Program
• Sensory Room
• Art Class
• Field Trips
The Center maintains smart board intended touch platforms, student iPads, and transition/ pre-vocational services.
The Bridge School treatment team includes all related service disciplines occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, psychology, vision and social work as well as on-site registered nurse services. Individual and group based therapeutic interventions are provided each school day.
Eligibility is determined by the CSE from the child’s home school district or the New York City Department of Education CBST and the CPW School admission committee. School admission staff assist in securing the IEP, medical and psychosocial background information for team review. Once records are obtained and the student and family have visited the school for an intake, the school admissions committee provides feedback to the referral source and/or school district.
For more information please contact the School Social Worker at 914-937-3800 ext. 273 or email firstname.lastname@example.org