Bullying Students with Disabilities: Strategies and Techniques To Create a Safe Learning Environment for All
Barry Edwards McNamara
  • ISBN 13 : 9789352806126
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Softcover
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.