All the month of December, Bridges is celebrating the power of play for individuals with special needs. The destination for Toy Month is our Adapting Toys and Accessing Play page. Look for links to relevant blog posts, resources and products for tips, tricks and strategies. READ MORE…
Symbolized Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe — Arabic too For our free symbolized resource for the start of the school year we whipped up a roasted pumpkin seed recipe in Widgit Online. Read More
Bridges has a brand new website that makes searching for, learning about, and purchasing Assistive Technology easier than ever. To celebrate we’re having a launch sale. All-Turn-It Spinner, Don Johnston Switch Interface, Connection in the Workplace and other curricula, Jelly Bean Switch and more! We’ll be adding more items, so be sure to sign up for… Continue reading Bridges new website is LIVE!
As another school year ends, teachers are breathing a sigh of relief, while governments across the country are looking to improve scores . Ontario’s ministry of education recently announced that the province will be contributing $60 million to a new math initiative, (see the full article from the Globe and Mail here.) Beginning in September 2016,… Continue reading Math Intitiatives — Special Needs Classroom: Equals Bridges the Gap
This year’s Assistive Technology Industry Association’s conference in Orlando turned out to be a really exciting few days. We got to attend sessions, meet with our manufacturing partners and prowl the massive exhibit hall hunting for cool stuff. This year, the weather was unseasonably hot outside (peaking at 27C. Most years, the weather is more… Continue reading 6 + 1 Super Cool AT stories from 2016 ATIA conference
Recently posted research results on Equals, adds to the substantial body of evidence on the efficacy of the adapted numeracy curriculum for students with special needs. Published on the Ablenet website is an update to their now four year case study on Equals conducted by a suburban school district in the US mid-west. The researchers… Continue reading New Study Says Equals Curriculum Generates Significant Gains
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