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If you have been considering opening your own program, academy, school, or other organized education or therapy program, this is the episode for you.
Abigail David and Erin Nealy combined their skills and talents as a speech-language pathologist and music therapist to open a non-profit education and therapy center. Based in central Ohio, Bridgeway Academy serves over 250 and is now a $10M non-profit organization.
Abby and Erin have been recognized for their achievement each received numerous awards including, the Columbus Business First Forty Under 40 Award, and the NAWBO, Columbus Visionary Award.
Recommendations for someone who is interested in starting and educational or therapeutic program:
- Reach out to other people who have already achieved what you are trying to do.
- Partner with donors, foundations grants, etc.
- Build your team and take the leap of faith.
- Don’t be afraid to take small steps first.
Ohio Education Autism Scholarship
Thanks to Abby and Erin for joining us!
Music Credit: Scott Holmes Music Corporate-Business
Podcast Production: Porchlight Family Media