Friendship and Social Relationships

You Gotta Have Friends!

Friendships and meaningful social relationships are essential elements for achieving successful outcomes for students with and without disabilities. Friendship matters for everyone and making peer relationships a priority is a critical strategy for addressing communication, academic, and behavior goals. The CIE offers technical assistance, consultation, and resources to support a sense of belonging and authentic social relationships between students with and without disabilities. Contact the CIE to facilitate friendships for your students today.


Voices of Friendship

Watch this timeless 10-minute video to learn what is possible in the creation and support of lifelong friendships