Peer-mentoring program focuses on PE for students with disabilities

03/29/2011 | Patch.com

A Connecticut school is seeing success with a peer-mentoring program that pairs older students without disabilities with younger ones who have special needs during physical-education lessons. Student volunteers in third and fourth grade spend time with their buddies during a 20-minute recess period. Educators say the program is aimed at helping students with disabilities reach their physical potential and increase their self-confidence.

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