Monday, April 23, 2012

Autism and Bullying

A new survey was discussed on NPR. This study identified how children on the Autism Spectrum may be victims of bullying. The ususal childhood meanness, but with unconsidered consequences...

Q: What happens to a child with limited social skills, when trying to be social results in abuse and ostracization?

A: ___________________ [fill in the blank.]

Therefore, the solutions revolve around education. There are no  easy answers but one needs to make sure schools are prepared to address the questions.

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