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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Building Capacity to Adopt New Curriculum

The Research Institute for Learning and Development (ResearchILD) was granted $205,000 in 2016 to build a robust, school-wide approach to implementing an Executive Function (EF) curriculum in Saugus, Massachusetts at the Belmonte Middle School. ResearchILD is a nonprofit located just outside of Essex County in Lexington, that designs, implements, and evaluates programs that strengthen EF … Continued