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The Buddy House

“Building a Bright Future!”

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Early Intervention

  1. Lesson the effects of the disabity or delay
  2. Serves are designed to identify and meet a child’s needs in 5 developmental areas including:
  • Physical Development
  • Cognitive Development
  • Communication
  • Social and/or Emotional Development
  • Adaptive Learning

School-Age Learning Program

  1. Parents are first teachers
  2. Give children with D’s a jumpstart on education
  3. Arm parents as capable advocates for their children in the education process
  4. Design programs to supplement traditional education
  5. Strengthen the educational potential for children born with Down syndrome
  6. Help with reliable information about best practices for instruction

Teen & Adult Program

  1. Help enable individuals born with Down syndrome to become confident self-advocates
  2. Continue the learning process through tutoring
  3. Support functional, vocational, and independent living skills
  4. Provide activities to increase and promote a more active lifestyle
  5. Promote community participation
  6. Provide opportunities for socialization with each other and their typical peers

Families/Support System

  1. Provide positive information and support at the prenatal diagnosis/birth or for any new families
  2. Workshops and informational meetings on interesting topics
  3. Small age-related group meetings
  4. Annual social activities for families/caregivers/support system
  5. Provide scholarships for families to attend national conventions