The Bridge is a program for USD 232 students ages 18-21 who continue to require Special Education services. Programming prepares students to function effectively and independently at the next stage of their lives. This includes development and acquisition of employment skills, daily living skills, social skills and exploring recreation and leisure opportunities in the community. Young adults at The Bridge are placed at work sites within the community to develop employment skills. The skills learned are transferable to competitive employment once they complete the program. The Bridge also offers in-house work opportunities, allowing students to obtain job skills while participating in student enterprises.