Tuesday, October 18, 2016

10 Bully-Proofing Strategies to Help Children with Special Needs

Bullying is in the news all the time lately, and as a former special education teacher I know that children with special needs are targeted all too frequently. And they are so for a number of reasons. Special needs kids may be less mature than peers, exhibit quirky behaviors, or have a difficult time reading facial expressions, body language or verbal cues. They may be quick to anger or have poor impulse control. And sadly, kids who seem vulnerable or “different” fall victim to a bully’s cruelty. Studies find that students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are especially vulnerable…  Read in browser »

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