Colonial students to learn to understand people with different types of abilities

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COLONIAL SCHOOL — Building Bridges, a program that introduces kids to people with different types of abilities, is coming to the school in March.

“It is good for our cultural program and it is very good for are students to be introduced to different types of people,” said Principal Tonya Wilson. “K through five  will experience the program. The cultural arts program put it all together.”

According to the handout on Building Bridges, “Each grade will  focus on a different area, including blindness, impaired, hearing, autism and many more. The program will be for two weeks March 4-15 .”

The cultural arts program is looking for three committee members to help with booking parent volunteers, coordinating speakers and finalizing coursework, the handout said.

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