Kids With Disabilities Can Be At Risk Of Bullying By Adults

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    Kids With Disabilities Can Be At Risk Of Bullying By Adults

    Earlier this month, a Kentucky teacher was charged with assault after a video showed her dragging a 9-year-old boy with autism through school hallways. Studies show that kids with disabilities are three times more likely to be bullied than their peers, and an increasing number of parents are speaking about their kids’ experiences with abusive adults. Among them are Lauren Robert-Demolaize and Virginia Scudder, whose children, they say, have been targeted by adults. Robert-Demolaize says her daughter, Chloe, became “a topic of conversation” among the other parents because of her outbursts in the classroom. Chloe has autism, Robert-Demolaize says, and ...


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