Special Education Student Orgs

Power in numbers

Part of the mission of our teacher education program is to be a conduit between our students, our area schools and our community. Student organizations are a huge part of bridging those gaps and making those connections that will make positive changes in the lives of local students and adults with disabilities. Take advantage of the power in numbers!

Best Buddies is a program matching Blugold students and community adults with disabilities to share leisure activities. See their sites for details of how to get involved. 

Special Olympics Polar Plunge.
Annie Behnke and Kelsi Kruchten take pledges to end the R word at Davies Center

Spread the word to end the word

UW-Eau Claire Best Buddies program campaigns to end the use of the

End the word
Best Buddies Logan Cartman, left, and John Schiel, right

Best Buddies for life

Like most students, John Schiel likes to spend his down time with friends. The pal he often shares his time with is a friend he met through Best Buddies, a program that pairs Blugolds with adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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So many groups, so little time

The ways to join forces with students of similar interests is not just limited to your major in special education. There are student organizations related to hobbies, performance, leisure sports and more. In short, if you are interested in something, we probably have an org for it. 

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