Bullying is a pervasive problem in private and public schools alike, and unfortunately children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are easy targets. 46 percent of all middle and high school aged children with ASD reported being bullied in … Continue reading
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
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