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Encourage Friendships for Children with Disabilities

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This article contains suggestions for encouraging friendships for children with disabilities. For younger children, this includes being open to friendship development and the child's choices, teaching the child to interact with his peers in play, educating peers and using play materials in activities that encourage interaction. Successful strategies for older children are also outlined. A list of winning strategies is included. 

Author
Unknown
Source
The Beach Center on Families and Disabilities
Publisher
University of Kansas
Publication Date
1 January 1970
Category
Person with disability, Families, Professionals, Parents, Teachers
Keywords
Friendship
Origin
United States

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