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


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