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10 Perks Kids with Autism Get from Bullying
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10 Perks Kids with Autism Get from Bullying

Bullying While the negative effects of bullying in school are real and cannot be pushed aside, there are benefits for peers, staff members, parents, and most importantly—your child with autism if everyone seizes the opportunity to act!  In fact, overcoming bul...
Why are Autistic people more likely to be bullied?
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Why are Autistic people more likely to be bullied?

Unfortunately autistic people are often the target of bullying throughout their lives.  Obviously anybody can be bullied at any time, but there does seem to be something particular about people with autism that makes them an inviting target for bullies.  This ...
New anti-bullying toolkit developed by Autism Society of North Carolina
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New anti-bullying toolkit developed by Autism Society of North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina - The Autism Society of  North Carolina (ASNC) will be unveiling its anti-bullying toolkit geared towards fighting bullying in elementary and secondary schools throughout the state. The toolkit, which will be made available onlin...
Sadistic thugs who tortured Autistic boy for days set FREE under UK Government initiative
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Sadistic thugs who tortured Autistic boy for days set FREE under UK Government initiative

Editorial Disclaimer: Some readers of a sensitive nature may find this report disturbing A government initiative is being blamed for the return of three sadistic thugs to the streets of the UK who filmed themselves torturing a seventeen year old boy with As...
Autism and Bullying in the United States
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Autism and Bullying in the United States

Editor's Note: One of the mini themes in this month's ASDigest is the subject of bullying. Here is an article from that edition. Bullying has always been an issue in American schools, but for students on the autism spectrum, it is especially problematic. Mu...
Jake confronts autism bullies in the most public of ways
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Jake confronts autism bullies in the most public of ways

People tell you to ignore bullies. That feeding them with a reaction will make things worse. For one boy with autism, this wasn't the case. Jake took part in the Bully project, a series of films relating to bullying with the hope of eradicating it entirely. H...