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Bullying Special-Needs Students

Special-needs students are students that may have physical or developmental challenges.   Bullying is unwanted, aggressive acts among school-aged children.  There is real or perceived power imbalance.  Many times the behavior is repeated.

Signs of Bullying

* Unexplained injuries

* Changes in mood

* Changes in eating habits, either skipping or binge eating

* Difficulty Sleeping

* Declining grades

* Not wanting to go to school

* Avoidance of social encounters

* Frightened of certain individuals


Students with special-needs are more likely to be bullied than peers without special-needs.


1.  Start conversations and awareness among students.

2. Implement a student peer-to-peer system.

3. Create an inclusive environment

4. Sponsor student-led inclusive activities

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