Young adults with special needs are no strangers to victory. They have accomplished, achieved and ascended beyond expectation of parents, teachers and society. But the path is often unique, with unexpected twists and turns, waiting places and difficult seasons.
Best Buddies is the world’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical, and economic isolation of the 200 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Founded in 1989, its mission is to empower the special abilities of people with IDD and create opportunities for them.
DXC Dandelion Program Extends Reach with Life Sherpa CHALLENGE Provide high levels of remote support to improve workplace integration and inclusivity for neurodiverse people. SOLUTION Life Sherpa assistive technology platform RESULTS Scalable solution that virtually delivers executive functioning and mental health support to help neurodiverse talent succeed. “Using Life Sherpa, I was able to support […]
Best Buddies launched the Living program in 2019 to elevate their mission of meeting the need for inclusion. The program is the first of its kind. It combines true authentic inclusion in a residential living environment that fosters independence, lifechanging relationships, and professional growth. The program matches people with and without IDD and provides a […]