Bullying and Kids on the Spectrum: What to Do

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Bullying is a massive problem for all kids, but it’s often an even bigger issue for kids on the autism spectrum. They struggle to make friends, sometimes misunderstand the words or actions of their classmates, and do certain things a little bit differently than neurotypical children. And that often results in other kids treating those with autism differently.

As a parent, you may often feel completely helpless when it comes to your child and any issues they may be facing concerning bullying. Luckily, we have an expert who’s here to help. There are things parents can do to help their children successfully navigate a bullying situation.

In the video below, Evelyn Gould, MSc, BCBA, discusses different approaches for talking with our kids and helping them through hard times.

Some of these ideas are super-helpful! Have you tried any of them and had any success? We’d love to hear about it!

Watch this heartwarming and inspirational story and then share it with your friends!

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