Stop Gaslighting Children

Being bullied is never the fault of the victim Whereas approximately 25% of non-disabled and neurotypical youth experience bullying, children with disabilities are twice as likely to be victimized. It’s estimated that 60% of Autistic children and 40% of children with ADHD experience bullying in school. Why are we singling out the victims of bullyingContinue reading “Stop Gaslighting Children”

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 deserveContinue reading “I Survived Years of Relentless Bullying”