Bullying and Students with Special Needs
Statistics show students with special needs are at greater risk for being targets of bullying. This course will help you keep your school bully-free. As you progress through this course, you’ll see learn that, while there’s a surprising lack of research, students with disabilities are almost certainly at a higher risk of being victims of bullying behaviors. However, the course also recognizes that perpetrators of bullying behaviors may also need special education services. You’ll learn specifically about the three criteria that define bullying behaviors, and why targets of bullying behaviors are at special risk. Lastly, you’ll learn about classroom and school-wide strategies that can greatly reduce the threat of bullying in your school.