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How to be a Better Friend to Someone with Special Needs


Friendships with a person with special needs are no different than friendships with anyone else. You hang out and do fun activities together, you support each other, you tell each other about your likes and dislikes, and work together to get through times of conflict. However, being a friend to someone with special needs does require paying attention to underlying assumptions and stereotypes that could come across as harmful. Here are some tips for how to maintain healthy and mutually satisfying friendships between a “typical” person and a person with special needs. 


#1. Make sure events and activities you do together are fully accessible


When you don’t have to worry about accessibility, y… Read More »

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