“I watched a class (although watching is not the right word because I got so involved). Parents and teachers say the children respond for the first time, making progress they didn’t think was possible.”
N.C. Senator Ellie Kinnaird
"For the first time in my child’s life, she is asking appropriate questions and giving more appropriate answers to others’ inquiries as well! "
Lisa Blocker, Parent
“I believe that this program is an innovative educational model that can be used in all classrooms. I have seen students in special education classrooms increase vital skills from one session to the next. This is a best practice in education.”
Jan Riggsbee, Ed.D, Director and Chair, Duke’s Program in Education, Voices Together Board Member
"The class has made a tremendous impact on my child’s confidence and ability to greet and have conversations with adults and peers."
Susan Nee, Parent
"Voices Together provides a context for relationship building, and only in real relationships do teenagers get to advance in the social skills they sorely need to survive in the rest of the world for the rest of their lives."