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Kids With Autism Bullied Three Times More

Mar 27, 2012 -- 3:52 pm
From www.disabilityscoop.com: Kids With Autism Bullied Three Times More

In the largest look ever at autism and bullying, new research shows that children on the spectrum are significantly more likely than other kids to be bullied.
Researchers polled nearly 1,200 parents across the country and found that 63 percent of kids with autism have been bullied. What’s more, some 39 percent of parents said their child with autism had been bullied within the last month compared to just 12 percent of typically developing siblings.
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