Sadly, bullying is a problem that many kids on the spectrum have to deal with. Fortunately, there are things that can be done to successfully address the problem. This video shares three practical ways to stop bullying so that kids with autism can feel safe at school.
In this informative video, Chelsea Budde of Good Friend, Inc. talks about how to stop bullying and promote inclusion in schools. She shares tips for how to promote a safe environment at school by teaching students what to do when a classmate is being bullied. Her advice includes:
- Stand next to a person who in being bullied.
- Speak up for a person being bullied.
- Report bullying to a trusted adult.
Click on the video link to hear her examples and to get more information about how this practice looks in the classroom.
Are you interested in more bullying prevention tips as they relate to autism? Check out:
- 10 ways to Reduce Bullying in Schools from the Crisis Prevention Institute
- 31 Bullying Prevention Difference Makers
- Interview With Julie Hertzog, Director of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center
Our free video library is packed with resources to help those with autism and on the spectrum. We have an entire section devoted to the topic of bullying, where we share information that will help individuals, families, and schools address this topic.
Ability Life Solutions is dedicated to helping you worry less so you can live more. Life on the spectrum can be challenging, and we would like to help you find solutions to the issues that keep you up at night. Please take a look at our lists of free resources to find help near you. And of course, you can always contact us to get more information! We look forward to helping you!