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Bridges

The Bridges Progra​m

The Bridges program is designed for students under the age of 18 who have been identified as exceptional through the IPRC process with a Developmental Disability or Multiple Exceptionalities. 

Students may access Bridges for one, two or three periods a day depending on individual student needs.  Students work towards achieving alternative learning expectations which are not based on the Ontario curriculum.
  • ​Life Skills - Students develop functional literacy and numeracy skills along with self-care, social and life skills.
  • Academic Courses - Students may attend courses offered at Holy Cross with accommodations, modifications and alternative curriculum as needed in accordance to the student's IEP.
  • Extra-curricular Activities - Students are encouraged and provided with support to participate fully in extra-curricular activities and opportunities available within the school community based on individual student interests.​

Bridges to Communi​ty

The Bridges to Community program is designed for students between the ages of 18 and 21 who have been identified as exceptional through the IPRC process with a Developmental Disability or Multiple Exceptionalities.

The focus of this program is to prepare students for post-secondary life based on individual goals. Students work towards achieving alternative learning expectations which are not in the Ontario curriculum.
  • ​Life Skills - Students may gain experience through co-operative education placements, public transportation training and community based activities.
  • Academic Course - Students may have the opportunity to attend courses offered at Holy Cross with accommodations, modifications and alternative curriculum as needed in accordance to the student's IEP.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities - Student's continue to participate fully in extra-curricular activities based on student interests.​​