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Noa Jacobson

Giddy and I do more than enjoy our time together. He never fails to brighten my day and he’s got the most amazing personality. Giddy always has a positive outlook on whatever he is doing.

Thanh Wechsler

Hugh lights up when we tell him he’s going to Friendship Circle. Our son Hugh is 14 and has autism with a moderate intellectual disability. He’s having the full FC experience, he attends school holiday camps, Sunday Circle, and overnight camps.

Aiden Spiro

My friends at FC are nice and I think about them all the time. I love the activities my favorite one is music and I reckon Reptile Steve. I’ve made 1 2 3 4 5 friends at FC who are the same age as me.

Sophie Lew

I’m not friends with Nicky because he has a disability. We’re friends because we laugh together, we can talk about anything, we support each other, and we enjoy each other’s company. 

Noah Bass

My friend group that I’m around at school is usually people who have the same ability as me. I decided to join FC so I could make new friends and I could engage with people of all abilities.

Mark Nerwich

My Buddy's imagination is incredible. He’s always pushing me to think up new and exciting superhero & villain scenes. I rarely get to exercise my imagination in my daily life so I really value our creative time together.

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