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MR / Olean, NY /.Washington West Elementary School, First Grade.Students and teacher sing song with sign language (ASL) to visiting adults from group home. Unique program called Friday Friends pairs adult consumers with special needs with school children. As part of a business-school partnership, consumers and students participate together in reading, crafts, and free time activities. The program's objective is to bring people with and without disabilities together regularly. It is supported by a local, annual fund raising event and hours contributed by volunteers..MR: Oln.© Ellen B. Senisi