Residential Options For People With Disabilities

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Rhiannon Bailey is the Regional Operations Director of our Roanoke, Virginia Office. Families sometimes face difficult decisions when it comes time to consider community living options for their child...

James Greer Joins Bridges as Vice President of Our Mountain West Division

James Greer Joins Bridges as Vice President of Our Mountain West Division

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life” This quote resonates with me and has for some time. For many years I searched for my purpose and found that my purpose is...

Bridges of Indiana Director of Therapies Elizabeth Nelson Explains Benefits of Behavior Plans

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Do you remember Garanimals?  Garanimals is a children’s clothing line designed to be mixed and matched.  Garanimals tags tell what outfits coordinate by matching the animals on the tags – as an exampl...

Bridges Mission, Vision, Philosophy; Why We Are the Nationwide Provider of Choice

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Bridges:  Mission, Vision, Values and Philosophy Why We Are the Nationwide Provider of Choice By experiencing and fundamentally understanding the hurdles those in the disability community face each da...

Why people with special needs need a respite care provider

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Care giving is a rewarding yet complicated job. It requires time, patience, and love to take care of the intimate needs of another. Being the caregiver of a person with special needs can cause frustra...

Making Sure Your Elderly Loved One Is Eating Right

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The elderly, who are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, may have a hard time getting all the nutrients required for a balanced diet. If you take care of an elderly parent or grandpare...

Autism Treatment – How Music Therapy Helps In Treating Autism

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Autism Treatment – Music is a powerful medium for human emotion and communication. Music creates bonds between people and helps to motivate and inspire. In autism, music therapy is being used to...

Special Children: Seek A Caring Hand

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“Special Needs” is an umbrella underneath which a staggering array of diagnoses can be wedged. Children with special needs may have mild learning disabilities or profound mental retardatio...

Home Care for Children with Special Needs

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Most kids with medical complexity are discharged to home after birth or hospital admissions after initial treatments because long-term hospitalization of children is not a preferred option in our soci...