Best Buddies Massachusetts offers One-to-One Friendship, Integrated Employment and Leadership Development programs. The main programs are located in Boston, Springfield and Worcester.
One-to-One Friendship Programs BESTBUDDIES® builds one-to-one friendships between people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), through school and community friendship programs that provide socialization opportunities to help erase the invisible line that often separates students or adults with and without IDD. Friendship programs include Best Buddies Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, Citizens, and e-Buddies.
Leadership Development Programs. BESTBUDDIES® Leadership Development programs educate and empower people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to become leaders, public speakers and advocates. Best Buddies Ambassadors program educates and empowers people with IDD through training and workshops, to become leaders and public speakers. Best Buddies Ambassadors is the next step for the disability rights movement – teaching people with IDD the skills they need to successfully self-advocate. Best Buddies Promoters empowers youth to become advocates for people with IDD by organizing and participating in specific events throughout the school year that promote advocacy and bring awareness to the disability rights movement.
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