The Friendship Circle, is a group within the Down Syndrome Association which focuses on
empowering youths with Down syndrome, through informal learning sessions. The approach
tailor the sessions to the diverse abilities of each participant and build their
These sessions create a supportive and inclusive environment where participants can
another and provide mutual assistance. It is a combination of personal and teamwork,
strengths are highlighted and challenges are addressed collaboratively. This will
overall growth and development of these young individuals in the group.
The Friendship Cirlce as the name indicate was founded to understand the learning needs
with Down syndrome, emphasizing visual, hands-on, and repetitive learning methods. This
aligns well with the way these youths learn best. The main target are life skills, as to
equip them with
practical abilities that enhance their independence and quality of life.
These sessions are also a continuation to secondary school which is indeed essential.
Learning is an
ongoing process, and providing a consistent environment for growth leads to significant
improvements over time. By nurturing their skills and potentials, the Frienship Circle
strong foundation for a fulfilling and independent future for these youths. Sessions
making a positive impact to the well-being and growth in the lives of these youths.
The Friendship Circle is creating a ripple effect of positive change not only in the
participants but also in the broader community by fostering understanding, compassion,