I Survived Years of Relentless Bullying

If a child tells you they are being bullied:

  • Believe the child and take them seriously.
  • Listen and provide a safe space for the child to talk.
  • Let them know it’s not their fault, you’re sorry this is happening, and that you will help them.
  • Tell them you care about them, they do not deserve this, and that it is not okay for someone to treat them this way.
  • Advocate for the child and get them help immediately.

Read my article on Age of Awareness.

Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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