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Best Buddies and disabled people

Best Buddies is an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships. After exploring this Web site, what are the benefits of this organization to students with disabilities?

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Best Buddies International is an organization that seeks to supply friendship opportunities for persons who have intellectual disabilities. The organization's Web site is located at Web URL: www.bestbuddies.org.

The primary advantage of this organization that I can see is that it provides the student with the opportunity to socialize with regular people outside of the school setting. Often, people who are "different" might have friends at school because of enforced proximity, but they don't often have many friends outside of the school setting. A Best Buddy gives the ID student chances to get out, ...

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Best Buddies, an organization which exists to provide friendships and social activities for disabled persons, is analyzed as to benefits they provide.

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