Moving a student with disabilities to a more-restrictive setting to address bullying may violate special education law, a U.S. Department of Education guidance letter says.
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August 20, 2013
January 15, 2013
The bullying frequently leads to emotional trauma, according to a study published recently in a journal on behavioral pediatrics.
July 12, 2012
Researchers found that 26.7 percent of children with disabilities have been exposed to some kind of violence during their lives
May 04, 2012
A new study concludes that young people, already burdened with chronic medical conditions or developmental disabilities, are at risk for anxiety and depression if they are excluded, ignored or bullied by their peers. The patients in the study had conditions including ADHD, cystic fibrosis, type 1 o...
March 27, 2012
Researchers found that 63 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders have been bullied at some point in their lives, three times as much as their brothers and sisters who don't have the disorders.
October 05, 2011
The month of October is bullying prevention month, and some organizations are putting a special emphasis on preventing bullying of students with disabilities.
August 10, 2011
Students with disabilities or health problems are more likely to be the target of bullies than their classmates, according to a new study, but they were also slightly more likely to have attacked someone else at school or tell someone they would hurt them
March 17, 2011
A proposed law would require schools that receive federal money to report incidents of bullying to the federal government and specify whether they involved children with disabilities.
March 10, 2011
A federal judge ruled that "a fair appropriate public education does not require ... the District be able to prove that a student will not face future bullying...."
February 22, 2011
Studies have found that children with disabilities were two to three times more likely to be victims of bullying than their non-disabled peers