Our Model

• Diagnostic Testing
• Individual Cognitive Learning Plan
• Mediated Learning Methods
• Note Taking-Study Strategies
• Multi-sensory Applications

 
 
 

School Therapy

Cognitive Educational Therapy in schools is expanding as data shows that the brain is not fixed but malleable. 

Partnerships with schools provide : 

  • Cognitive Resources for Students
  • Parent Classes
  • Professional Staff Development
  • Sustained Educational Consultation

COGNITIVE RESOURCES

Bridges Response to Intervention provides strategies that identify underperforming skills of students particularly in the 75% range and below (i.e. tier 3 area). As students are identified they are matched to cognitive strategies designed to raise academic achievement and social skill set.

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

School Improvement occurs as teachers support students with scientifically based applications. Applications are designed to improve metacognition which includes, problem solving skills, critical thinking, perseverance and appropriate social behavior. Assessments and data analysis are utilized to lead adaptive applications long-term.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

Teachers are taught to comprehend how students with specific cognitive deficits learn best with limited compensatory aids and use of Mediated Learning.

SUSTAINED EDUCATIONAL CONSULTATION

Teachers have access to discuss academic concerns, strategies, and cognitive enrichment activities with Bridges staff.


Proven Results

INDIVIDUALS HAVE REPORTED RAISING TEST SCORES TOWARDS THE 85% RANGE; PARTICIPANTS INCREASE PROCESSING SPEED, MEMORY, AND LANGUAGE SKILLS BOTH VERBAL AND WRITTEN. INDIVIDUALS ALSO BECOME AUTONOMOUS THINKERS AS THEY GAIN A SELF-CONFIDENCE BY APPLYING METHODS THAT ENHANCE THEIR AUTHENTIC LEARNING STYLE. 

CET is a proficient program for individuals ages 4 through adults with learning gaps or average to superior intelligence, student's functioning 74% percent range and below.

We support those needing to increase processing speed, IQ, verbal skills and reasoning ability. Individuals categorized as slow learners, non-responsive learner or at-risk learners also benefit from this intervention. Methods train individuals to adapt academic skills for assessments, the classroom and within society. We believe that the brain is malleable and that critical thinking is achieved in a positive learning environment, with intensive instruction that engages learners.

CET is a process and commitment. Individuals participate in 4 to 8 hourly sessions monthly.  Additional sessions are available upon request. Sessions include small groups of 4 to 6 participates.