Supported Client Tells About Her Day at Bridges

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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 Services at Bridges.  Here, she tells us about her staff Stacey and Mel...

Residential Options for People with Disabilities

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Residential Options for People with Disabilities Families sometimes face difficult decisions when it comes time to consider community living options for their child with a disability or other loved o...

Bridges: Mission, Vision, Values and Philosophy. Why we are The Nationwide Provider of Choice.

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...

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...