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 Therapy Services at Bridges of Indiana.  Here, she tells us about her T...

Residential Options For People With Disabilities

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Residential Options for People with Disabilities by Rhiannon Bailey, Regional Operations Director Bridges of Virginia: Rhiannon Bailey is the Regional Operations Director of Bridges of Virginia in Ro...

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, Values and 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 ...

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...

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This week's #MondayMotivation is to be keep going, even when situations get tough! #MotivationMonday#ThrowbackThursday to the Chalk Walk when Bridges of Indiana created beautiful artwork!Bridges of Wyoming is celebrating DSP Week with an appreciation BBQ. Swipe to see more! Check out our story highlights to see how we are recognizing our DSPs across the nation this week #DSPRW2018Columbus, Indiana client Bradley Lain makes pillows. The pillows are all handmade and filled with pine shavings. We are happy to share these pictures with you because Bradley would like to grow his business. If you are interested in one of Bradley’s pillows, you may contact:

mariahgentry@bridges.us
jenniferwells@bridges.us
or brandonmorris@bridges.usGinny Rundel graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. In addition, she has a Master’s of Science in Human Services from Lubbock Christian University. Ginny has over 20 years of experience working with children in various capacities. 
Many of the children Ginny has worked with throughout her career have had various needs. These needs have included low socioeconomic status, developmental disabilities, or being victims of child abuse or neglect. Ginny enjoys working with families and helping them try to see past their current circumstances to the potential within themselves and the possibilities that lie before them. 
Please send inquiries to Gina Daniels, Consumer Advocate. Gina's contact information is 317-601-5592 and ginadaniels@bridges.us.This week's #MondayMotivation is to be confident! #MotivationMondayDo you follow Bridges on Twitter? If not, you should!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 force is to create legislation to provide freedom, choices and quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Learn more on the Bridges blog by clicking the link in our bio!