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Family Training

To help your family better support your loved one with a disability, Community Bridges’ Individual and Family Support Services program provides educational training on a wide variety of topics.

The Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Conference May 6, 2021

This conference is designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education; it is not disability specific.
Come hear Pete Wright talk about:
Special education law, rights and responsibilities; tests and measurements to measure progress & regression; SMART IEPs; and strategies for effective advocacy.
For more information visit the Parent Information Center's website. 

Community Bridges presents:

Understanding Guardianship with Judith Bomster (video)

Understanding the ABLE Act with Judith Bomster (video)

Understanding Special Needs Trusts vs. 3rd Party Trust with Judith Bomster (video)

Training Topics May Include

  • Education about Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Self-advocacy
  • Managing disturbing behaviors
  • Assistive technology
  • Transitioning from school to young adulthood
  • Person-centered thinking
  • Social inclusion


Classes and workshops provide another setting for families to share strategies, tips and experiences, and support each other.

Under Resources and Helpful Links, you’ll find additional organizations that you may find helpful.

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)

P.O. Box 2405
 • Concord, NH 03302-2405

603-224-7005 (V/TTY); 800-232-0986 (In NH)

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

New Hampshire PTA

21 Casey Drive • Hooksett, NH 03106

603-626-PTA2; 877-701-4

Specialized Training for Individuals We Serve

Individuals participating in Community Bridges’ Self-Directed Services program need some help achieving their dreams of a positive community life. As part of partnering with individuals to give them freedom of choice and control over their lives, Community Bridges offers a variety of training, including:

  • Budgeting and personal finance
  • Career development
  • Cooking classes
  • Art education
  • Music lessons
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Hiring and managing their own support staff, and more.