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Lessons Learned About Promoting Friendships

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This article discusses methods to facilitate real friendships between people with and without disability, with emphasis on school-aged students. It is suggested that the focus should be shifted from 'activities' to 'relationships', while being aware that building friendship takes time and effort. Emphasis should be placed on the strengths of the person with disability and the contributions they can bring to a relationship. Specific suggestions are offered for promoting friendship in the classroom, community and family contexts.

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Author
Angela Amado
Source
TAsh Connections, January/February 2004
Publisher
Publication Date
1 January 1970
Category
Other
Keywords
Friendship, School age
Origin
United States

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