Steps for preventing and protecting special needs students from bullying
from Education World
There's perhaps no group of students more susceptible to bullying from other students than those who have special needs. It's an unfortunate truth that children can be incredibly cruel to those who are different from them and students with physical and mental differences are often common targets of the school bully. "Due to their unique abilities, they often are the targets of bullying," Kim Buchman who works with the developmentally disabled in Quincy, Illinois, said. "Sometimes they have struggles distinguishing when they are being bullied and who's a true friend."
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