YRDSB Hosts Best Buddies Special Needs Prom

York Region District School Board (YRDSB) is hosting the 10th annual Best Buddies Special Needs Prom. This is the first in-person Best Buddies Prom to celebrate students with exceptionalities since 2019. Over 730 students and staff from 33 high schools across YRDSB will be in attendance.

Best Buddies Canada is a national charity that helps promote inclusion and reduce bullying through friendship for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD).

Students dancing at Best Buddies Prom


Grand Cinnamon Banquet and Convention

3895 McNicoll Ave., Scarborough ON M1X 0C1


May 25, 2023

Media availability - 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


To celebrate our graduates from across York Region and recognize their hard work and accomplishments at an accessible prom.


YRDSB students and staff


For more information contact:

Dale Brusselers

Corporate Communications

Telephone: 905-727-0022 Ext. 2521

Email: dale.brusselers@yrdsb.ca

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