Equipping children and adults with autism to deal with bullying. Have you got any strategies to share?

Posted by: Felicity — over 6 years ago (8 comments)

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The following article discusses the increased suicide risk of children with autism as a result of bullying.

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Posted by: Felicity — over 1 year ago

This article discusses different types of bulling, ways in which it can be carried out, the effects it can have and also looks at strategies that can be used at home to help - A Healing Home for Victims of Bullying

Posted by: Felicity — about 6 years ago

This is a poem called 'The School Boy' about bullying.

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Posted by: Felicity — about 6 years ago

Here is article discussing the ways a parents can help their autistic child if he/she is being bullied.

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Posted by: Felicity — about 6 years ago

Here is an article on bullying and growing up with Asperger's Syndrome.

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Posted by: Felicity — about 6 years ago

This group of boys diagnosed with autism and Asperger's speak out about bullying and awareness in a letter to the public.

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Posted by: Felicity — over 6 years ago

Kevin Healey is diagnosed with Asperger's and his twin brother with autism.

Kevin has been a victim of bullying from being a child through to his adult life, including cyber bullying.

He is currently campaigning for awareness and action to change the law on bullying both nationally and internationally.


Read his fantastic blog here

 

Posted by: Felicity — over 6 years ago

Jayne Life is a therapist who works part time in a specialist school teaching students on the Autistic Spectrum.

She has an excellent blog and has recently written some thoughts about bullying.

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Posted by: Hannah Clarke — over 6 years ago

 I have been running youth clubs and social groups for young people and young adults with autism for the past 9 years and 90% of those who attend report having been significantly bullied at school. They also say that having a youth club where they feel safe, supported and understood really helped them to cope with bullying in other environments. Check out the personal story of one young person in this short video.