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National Speaker With Autism Involved In An Initiative To Eradicate Bullying

This guest Q&A is with Anthony Ianni, a public speaker and autism self-advocate. He's one of the first people with autism to ever play Division I Basketball. As a fellow anti-bullying activist who speaks on the topic of bullying prevention, [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When A Child with Autism was Bullied but Didn’t Know What a Bully Was

A difficult talk I often have with parents involves when one of their loved ones on the spectrum has been a victim of bullying. The behavior if repeated can lead to depression, anxiety and a long list of challenges for [...]

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When a Peer in High School Told Me I’d ‘Die Alone’

One of the worst bullying experiences I’ve ever encountered happened almost 10-years-ago now but I can still remember it like it was yesterday... I was in high school and, while in the staircase after recess I was having a conversation [...]

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How Dismissing Bullying as ‘Kids Will Be Kids’ Hurts Children With Special Needs

Over the years, I’ve received countless calls and emails from parents asking for advice in regards to schooling for their son/daughter who is on the spectrum. Because of that I wanted to share about a situation I experienced as someone [...]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Dismissing Bullying as ‘Kids Will Be Kids’ Hurts Children With Special Needs