Best Buddies Announces New Partnership with Fundación MAPFRE to Launch Pre-Employment Training Program for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Central Massachusetts.
Gregorio is a student in Pembroke High’s special needs class, and Lambiase is a defensive tackle on the football team. The two met in the fall of 2017 through the school’s Best Buddies club, and have since formed a special bond…
“I thought that signing up for this program would mean I was making a difference in someone else’s life, but she’s made a difference in mine and has shown me what it means to truly be someone’s best buddy!”
“Having Autism has changed my life. People didn’t want to be my friend. I felt segregated from my school community. Today, however, my life, my experiences with Best Buddies, and my experiences with my school community have been changing for the better.”
“I was matched with Jared Plants sophomore year of high school. We have spent one year as buddies, and it has been a great experience. Jared has a vibrant personality and constantly makes me laugh and brightens my days. I look forward to the time we spend together both in and out of school.”
My name is Tim Rosario and I am from Somerset. I joined Best Buddies at Somerset Berkeley High School in 2017…
It took Kevin a while to find a job that was the right fit. As he tells it, he spent years “working with other job agencies in efforts to find a good job, which came with a lot of frustration and [few] results….
My name is Robert Anglin and I am a senior from the Henderson Inclusion K-12 School in Dorchester…
Last week, Wheelock College Best Buddies celebrated #BestBuddiesMonth by holding a Spread the Word to End the Word event, aiming to decrease the use of the R-word. In this student-produced video, hear from students and their buddies about what the event and the program mean to them.
On Friday March 3, 2017 the Suffolk University’s chapter of Best Buddies held their “Spread the Word to End the Word” event in the Sargent Hall Function Room. “Spread the Word to End the Word” is a campaign advocated by Best Buddies and the Special Olympics that aims at raising awareness and to educate people