ERIC Number: EJ390654
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Peer Companions: An Alternative to Summer Camp.
Shannon, Ann M.
Exceptional Parent, v19 n3 p42-46 Apr 1989
The mother of a 12-year-old boy with Down Syndrome describes her efforts to develop a unique and rewarding summer program for her son. A 13-year-old was hired as the boy's paid companion, and both boys became involved in community activities, enjoyed the summer with their age peers, and became friends. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Special Issue: Social Skills.