Autism & Bullies

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We consistently read news stories about children with disabilities, especially children/adolescents with ASD as victims of bullying, the most recent being Aaron Hill’s violent beating which was caught on video that later went viral on the internet. Studies in the … Continue reading

How to Help Children with Autism Deal with Bullies

How to Help Children with Autism Deal with BullyingBullying is something that a wide variety of people experience at some point in their lives. However, one group of young people seems to be bearing more of the weight: children with autism.

A study by the University of Manchester has uncovered that children with autism are two to three times more likely to be bullied than other children.

Despite greater awareness, bullying remains problematic and while much has been done to battle the problem, there are additional steps that need to be taken to ensure children with special needs are protected. Continue reading