We want to change the social environment that currently excludes people with IDD. We are changing the way other people see them, not attempting to change people with IDD.
We are breaking down the stigma of IDD and showing the world that there is no reason why our Buddies should not be integrated members of society
We can support our buddies by giving them the social network and the confidence to succeed.
Breaking Down Stigmas
Best Buddies at UCLA is dedicated in spreading support and advocating for the inclusion of the IDD community. Here are some articles regarding current events related to the IDD community.