Peer to Peer Support for Students with ASD

This module will provide information about a system to establish a peer to peer support programs to increase opportunities for students with ASD to access general education settings and curriculum. Peers model typical academic and social behavior in educational environments throughout the school day and provide support for students with ASD to promote independence and socialization.

Peer to peer support programs and inclusion of students with ASD not only affects outcomes for the students with ASD, but can also impact a number of outcomes for typical peers and at risk students.  

The specific steps for developing a peer to peer support program will be presented including: recruitment, training and maintenance of the peer to peer support students. This module will also include the concept of medium of exchange as a way to connect students.


Peer to Peer Program Development Materials

Secondary Peer to Peer

Elementary Peer to Peer
Community Conversations


Peer to Peer Training Materials and Information


Benefits of Peer to Peer Support for At Risk Students

Pupil Accounting Information

State and National Peer to Peer Resources and Information

Peer to Peer Logo

Peer to Peer TA Request


Benefits of Peer to Peer Support for At Risk Students

Peer to Peer Logo & Marketing items

Peer to Peer/LINK Video Clips

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