Best Buddies International

Best Buddies Massachusetts Elementary School Friendship Project

“This $25,000 grant will support the creation of five Best Buddies elementary school chapters in the Cape Cod area.  Best Buddies chapters bring students with intellectual disabilities together with classmates without intellectual disabilities to socialize, to participate in fun activities, and to create more inclusive classrooms.” (for Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket Counties)

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
AMOUNT: $25,000 for One Year

Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued