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Sandy Hook Promise: Start with Hello

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The Start with Hello Program teaches students empathy and empowers them to help end social isolation by following 3 simple steps:

See Someone Alone

*Learn how to recognize the signs of loneliness and social isolation

Reach Out and Help

*Find out what you can do to help others feel included

Start with Hello

*Discover how to break the ice and strike up a conversation with different Hello Styles


In the pictures below, students are working with each other to learn different Hello Styles. Students are putting these Hello Styles to practice with their classmates. 


Start with Hello Parent Brochure - English Version

Start with Hello Parent Brochure - Spanish Version

Start with Hello Parent Brochure - Vietnamese Version


All graphics and information on this webpage are from the Sandy Hook Promise Website.