Trustees of Boston University

Friends Matter!: Increasing and Improving Social Interaction Opportunities between Students with and without Intellectual Disabilities

“This three-year grant in the amount of $142,552 supports the implementation of the Friends Matter! curriculum in the Bourne (MA) Public Schools. The curriculum promotes friendship between young people with and without intellectual disabilities.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $142,522 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2016


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