Making Connections: Fostering Friendships for Youth with and without Disabilities

Conference Year: 

2017

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The best thing that a child can gain from your program is a quality friendship. Many times, children with disabilities struggle with initiating and maintaining friendships. In this workshop, participants will learn how to help all youth develop their friendship skills by practicing activities to remove the barriers to friendships and applying a social mapping tool to examine friendship interactions.

Type: 

Concurrent

Room: 

Unassigned

Topic: 

Inclusive Practices

Age Group: 

3 to 5

Target Audience: 

Professional Development Providers
Practitioners
Families

DEC Recommended Practices: 

Environment
Interaction

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