NCSET Issue Brief: Bullying and Teasing of Youth with Disabilities: Creating Positive School Environments for Effective Inclusion

Part of the NCSET Issue Brief series.
Author(s)
John Hoover, Pamela H Stenhjem

Description

A brief providing clear definitions of bullying, teasing, and disability harassment. Bullying has been proven by numerous studies to be a serious problem nationwide. Harassment of youth with disabilities in particular has been steadily increasing. Whole school anti-bullying/anti-violence programs are necessary to address this problem effectively. The publication also outlines research about bullying and harassment, and describes two effective, comprehensive, whole-school, anti-bullying programs. Finally, the brief offers recommendations and resources for further action.

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Details

Date
December 2003 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 2, Number 3
Publisher
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

Topics

  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Inclusive education
    • Health and safety
      • Child welfare
      • Specific life stage
        • Adolescents and young adults