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    BRIDGES U: Attend College and Work

    Designed to give extra support to adult students who have not graduated yet, want to attend and succeed at a two-year college, and also want to work/volunteer.  More information coming soon!

    Bridge 1: Embedded Internships with Hospitals, Businesses, and Organizations

    Designed for students with intellectual & developmental disabilities who have moderate to high independent work & daily living skills.  They can handle working a full day four days/week in a large and/or sensitive real-work setting.  Students volunteer/intern at local hospitals or the UW campus after meeting an organization’s volunteer requirements.  Read more about Bridge 1

    Bridge 2: Volunteer or Work in the Community

    Designed for moderately to highly independent students who want to work and need varied levels of support in functional academics, social, and daily living skills. Students spend the majority of the day at local businesses & organizations in unpaid or paid positions based on each student’s strengths, preferences, interests, needs, & level of independence. Read more about Bridge 2

    Bridge 3: Daily Living, Community Inclusion, & Volunteering

    Designed for adult students with significant cognitive and adaptive delays who need substantial support and supervision throughout the day. Emphasis is on instruction in life skills, community inclusion, pre-vocational activities, and volunteering or work in local businesses and organizations. Read more about Bridge 3

    Bridge 4: Daily Living and Community Inclusion for Those with Medically-fragile Conditions

    Designed for young adults who have medically-fragile conditions and require a high level of support. Emphasis is on life skills, community inclusion, and pre-vocational activities. Read more about Bridge 4.