Peer to Peer: General Resources


Peer to Peer support programs 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. Inclusion of students with ASD not only improves outcomes for the students with ASD, but it benefits all students and leads to a more positive, accepting school culture.


Peer to Peer Promotional Products


Empower One, Empower ALL

Empower One, Empower ALL is a series of resources to help you develop a peer to peer classroom culture. Developed by Lisa Carruthers, a third-grade general education teacher from Leonard Elementary School, Empower One, Empower ALL includes strategies and resources to help you empower your students and ignite your culture change. 

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Resources to Support Student Participation


Peer to Peer Articles


Peer to Peer Quilt


Videos and Testimonials from Michigan Peer to Peer Programs

View a sampling of videos and testimonials from schools across the state of Michigan running a Peer to Peer program that have agreed to share information about their program. 


Secondary and Elementary Peer to Peer Framework Ideas and Supports Webinar Series

The Secondary and Elementary Peer to Peer Framework Ideas and Supports webinar series is a guide through different framework models for Peer to Peer programs. This webinar series provides two experiences in the development of Peer to Peer programs, one from the elementary perspective in the classroom and one from the secondary perspective with Peer to Peer as an elective class partnered with Unified Champion Schools. Both perspectives are intended to generate new ideas that you can adapt to your Peer to Peer program. You may find some of the resources are not necessary for your program development and/or that you may need to develop additional resources addressing the unique culture and expectations of your school community.

The Secondary and Elementary Peer to Peer Framework Ideas and Supports webinar series is not intended to replace the Peer to Peer Training. This webinar series is considered a supplemental resource to the Peer to Peer Training.  

Videos in this webinar series: 

  • Introduction: Secondary and Elementary Peer to Peer Framework Ideas and Supports (00:04:42)
  • Elementary Peer to Peer: Empower One, Empower ALL (1:44:34)
  • Peer to Peer: Programming at the Secondary Level (Part 1) (00:14:39)
  • Peer to Peer: Programming at the Secondary Level (Part 2) (01:29:09)

Introduction: Secondary and Elementary Peer to Peer Framework Ideas and Supports (00:04:42)

Resources: 

Elementary Peer to Peer: Empower One, Empower ALL (1:44:34)

Peer to Peer: Programming at the Secondary Level (Part 1) (00:14:39)

Peer to Peer: Programming at the Secondary Level (Part 2) (01:29:09)