“It is imperative that educators consider the potential risk of bullying for both students with and without disabilities,” the researchers wrote. “Bullying has been shown to decrease learning outcomes for the students who are being bullied. This finding is particularly detrimental to students with special needs who may already have a difficult learning history and prognosis.”
Life and learning is hard enough for children with learning differences. Bullying should never be tolerated. By anyone. Ever.
From the Journal of School Psychology and Healio.com.