Dylan Alcott says he missed out on childhood friends. With support, disabled kids today can have a better shot socially

School is a crucial place to think about friendships for kids with disabilities because, as research confirms, it’s a space where all kids learn to make and maintain friendships. Some studies imply that schooling plays an even more important social role for students with a disability than for typically developing kids – with non-disabled students modelling appropriate behaviours.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
David Armstrong

Source:
The Conversation

Date published:
Fri 18th Nov, 2022