A survey conducted found that half of parents surveyed have a special needs child who had been bullied during school hours.
Warning Signs of Bullying
- Unexplained injuries
- Lost or destroyed clothing, books, electronics or jewelry
- Feeling sick or faking illness
- Changes in eating habits
- Difficulty sleeping
- Declining grades
- Self-destructive behavior
- Feelings of helplessness
A bullying guide for parents. Developed by the National Autistic Society in the U.K., offers tips and resources for parents.
Council for Exceptional Children. Q&A with Dr. Chad A. Rose on the Interpretation and Information regarding the Department of Education’s Letter Addressing Bullying Among Students with Disabilities
National Bullying Prevention Resources. Offers parents and educators bullying prevention resources including educational toolkits, awareness toolkits, contest ideas and promotional products
stopbullying.gov– A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human services. Provides resources on State laws and policies, training information and school bullying prevention tips.
Wrightslaw. A webpage offering information on laws and disability harassment including the legal obligation of the school.