Bridge Buddy Program Designed to Develop Social Skills

Avondale Middle School students learn about friendships through their buddies For children who learn differently because they have a cognitive impairment, Down Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), making friends can be the most difficult part of the school day. Students training to be an Avondale Middle School Bridge Buddy are aware that sometimes their classmates who learn differently aren’t able to pick up social cues, interpret them and then apply them appropriately. The students also … [Read more...]