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The prevalence of bullying in schools is roughly one in four students and can occur twice as often for students with special needs.
Bullying was once a silent epidemic which was endured by millions of children on a daily basis. Today, bullying in schools is being recognized as a public safety issue. Due to their vulnerability, students with disabilities require written goals and direct instruction for addressing a bullying incident. For example, students must be taught assertive body language that can minimize and de-escalate a potential bullying situation.
In this webinar, Dr. Lori Ernsperger provided up-to-date research and specific evidence-based interventions in order for all school professionals to create a safe educational environment and follow the legal requirements set out by the federal government on bullying and disability-based harassment. This recorded webinar provides immediate and effective interventions to prevent bullying that can be implemented across grade levels and settings.
Recognizing the prevalence rate of bullying for students with special needs
Recognizing the long term impact of bullying
Responding with school-wide interventions
Emphasizing bystander education programs
Teaching all staff to intervene to bullying incidents
Teaching appropriate social communication skills
Reviewing Federal and State laws for identifying and reporting disability-based harassment
This recorded webinar will be useful for both general and special education teachers who work with children with special needs. In addition, school administrators and special education supervisors who provide staff training will benefit from the presentation. Learn how to empower school personnel to prevent bullying of students with disabilities and ultimately minimize the harm.
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