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August 20, 2016

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Monday, May 11th, 2015, by Roger McKinney, Columbia, Mo. – In her 27-year teaching career with Columbia Public Schools, Cheri Guelbert said, she has been choked, hit, pushed, bitten, head-butted and kicked by her students. Guelbert, who works with students with intellectual disabilities as a community skills teacher at...

April 1, 2015

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015, by Globe Newswire, Seattle, Wa. – A study just published by the journal Remedial and Special Education reveals that bullying by students with disabilities decreased by 20 percent over a three-year period when they participated in the Second Step program, and award-winning social-emotional le...

May 6, 2014

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014, by Christina A. Samuels, Bethesda, Md. – A widely publicized case of two Maryland teenagers charged with assault for bullying a classmate with autism—a classmate who later strongly defended them—illustrates the complexities that schools face with youth whose disabilities are based in social inte...

January 5, 2014

Sunday, January 5th, 2014, by Melissa Dahl, New York, Ny. – Research is starting to show that kids with physical deformities aren’t necessarily picked on because of their looks; there are many other factors going on, says Chad Rose, an assistant professor at the University of Missouri. [...]

 

November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013, by Jacqui Ogrodnik, Champaign, Ill. – A new University study suggests that psychosocial problems associated with disabilities serve as risk factors for bullying and victimization. The study focused on psychosocial factors [...]

October 30, 2013

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013, by Sharita Forrest, Champaign, Ill. – Poor social and communication skills and psychosocial problems such as depression, low self-esteem and anger - all of which are often associated with disabilities - serve as risk factors for peer rejection and as predictors for bullying and victimizat...

Monday, November 19th, 2012, by Monica Castro, Bryan & College Station, Tx – KAGS HD News Reporter Monica Castro visits with researchers at Sam Houston State University as they discuss the challenges with cyber bullying. 

Monday, November 12th, 2012, by Monica Castro, Bryan & College Station, Tx. – KAGS HD News Reporter Monica Castro visits Sam Houston State University and talked with researchers who want to strengthen bullying laws for all involved. Also, one victim shares her story on how bullying affected her.

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