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Interested in finding out more about how to get a peer buddy program started in your school?

Success for All Students: Promoting Inclusion in Secondary Schools Through Peer Buddy Programs provides a complete, step-by-step guide for teachers and administrators who want to establish a peer buddy program in middle and high schools.

Recommended strategies for establishing and implementing programs in inclusive, extracurricular, and community-based settings are included throughout the text, as well as useful tips for evaluating and sustaining these programs long-term. Proven methods for increasing the social and academic participation of secondary students with disabilities make this book a unique and much-needed resource for those educators committed to building inclusive learning communities in secondary schools.

Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0-205-42420-1



Important features include:

  • Connects service-learning programs with inclusion efforts and access to general education for secondary-age students with disabilities
  • Discusses the impact of recent legislation and the research basis for inclusion in the context of establishing a program
  • Includes reproducible forms and resources, field-tested with general and special education teachers, students, administrators, and family members
  • Case studies appear in each chapter to help readers understand and apply material to real school and classroom settings and situations

In the news:

Metro Program Becomes Model
The Nashville City Paper

'Peer Buddies' Program Released Nationwide
Vanderbilt Register