Why I Believe #BridgesCares

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On July 11, 2017, I was given an opportunity to join Bridges. At this particular time in my life, I was taking a step out on faith. For the past five and half years, I had been serving as the CEO for ...

Bridges 1102 Task Force Series: Tying Funding to the Individual

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As the 1102 Task Force is working to wrap up their final recommendation, we have two remaining topics to share with you. These topics are Tying Funding to the Individual and Driverless Vehicles. This ...

Bridges US 1102 Task Force Series: Military Waiver Slots

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On August 22nd, Jonathan Burlison (CEO of Bridges) presented a white paper to the Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Task Force on the topic of Military Waiver Slots. The goal of the task f...

Bridges US 1102 Task Force Series: Shared Living

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This week, Bridges US is eager to present you with the topic of Shared Living. On June 27th, The Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Task Force met to discuss a variety of topics. During thi...

Supported Client Tells About Her Day at Bridges Therapy

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Below is the first in a series of short blogs written by the people Bridges supports.  Hannah Neudeck is a young woman receiving Behavior Therapy Services at Bridges of Indiana.  Here, she tells us ab...

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...

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...