Learning Buddies - Learning Partners For Success

Learning Buddies

Learning Buddies are a wonderful tool to assist children with Autism, Specific Learning Disabilities, Emotional Behavioral Disorders, Developmentally Delayed, Intellectual Disability, and other conditions to improve learning and/or behavior.

  • Learning Buddies remove the anxiety that many students suffer.
  • Learning Buddies provide motivation. Many students are motivated to work harder knowing they will be able to work with a buddy.
  • Learning Buddies provide motivation. Many students are motivated to work harder knowing they will be able to work with a buddy.
  • Learning Buddies give instantaneous gratification and motivation. Students will be able to give a buddy a high five, pet the Buddy or give the Buddy a hug as a reward for doing well.

Benefits & Effects

OF STUDENTS WERE LESS STRESSED AND ANXIOUS
99%
OF STUDENTS SHOWED MORE INTEREST IN THEIR ACADEMICS
100%

While research points to a reduction in stress levels. having a learning buddies in school have additional social & health benefits.

Tasks the learning buddies performed with the students included:

INTERRUPTING UNDESIRABLE BEHAVIOR  

REDUCTION OF ANXIETY  

PAWING TO BRING CHILD BACK TO PRESENT 

When a Buddy enters a room, the class lights up. Everyone is excited to see a Learning Buddy. Students feels special when they go with their Learning Buddy and Learning Specialist.
  • Breakthroughs with students that are not responding to other interventions
  • Have a Learning Buddy and a Learning Therapist at the same price as a Learning Therapist
  • Students who work with LEarning Buddies show improvement in attendance
  • Students are more likely to read out loud to Learning Buddy
  • Students are less likely to show aggressive behaviors when working with a Learning Buddy

“Learning Buddies help with many educational, emotional, and psychological needs of children with learning disabilities.