Does your bullying policy protect all students?
A 2007 study uncovered a shocking fact: 80% of children with learning disabilities are bullied at school. As schools implement bullying policies, are they doing enough to address the unique needs of this 80%?
Drawing on extensive studies on bullying in schools, Barry McNamara provides a research-based overview to understand bullying. Additionally, this book shows how to identify bullies and victims and implement an effective and inclusive bullying prevention program.
Readers will discover:
What research says about bullying against students with disabilities
How programs typically fail to serve this population
A roadmap for an inclusive schoolwide program
Special intervention and coping strategies
Start down the road to create an inclusive and tolerant school climate where every student feels safe and valued.