Bullying and students with disabilities : strategies and techniques to create a safe learning environment for all
- Barry Edwards McNamara.
- Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, a SAGE Company, 
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- xii, 133 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Education Library (Cubberley)
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- McNamara, Barry E., 1949- author.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130) and index.
- Acknowledgments About the Author 1. What is Bullying? What is Bullying? Who are the Bullies? Who are the Victims? Schools and Bullying What Causes Bullying? What About the Rest of the Students? Gender Differences Prevalence Summary Test Yourself 2. Why Are Students With Disabilities Targeted? Introduction The Nature of Disabilities Classification of Students With Disabilities Non-Categorical Approach Classroom Placements Summary Test Yourself 3. How to Identify Bullies and Their Victims How to Identify Bullies How to Identify Victims Types of Victims Early Identification Assessing the Problem Summary Test Yourself 4. Creating a Schoolwide Program Components of an Effective Program to Reduce Bullying Evidenced-Based Programs Including all Students in a Schoolwide Program Needs Assessment Differentiate Content and Delivery Vary the Method of Presentation Use a Variety of Reading Material Vary the Level of Difficulty Teach Attending Skills Teach Memory Skills Managing the Collaborative Classroom Summary Test Yourself 5. What Every Teacher Must Do Know Your District's Policy Modify the Schoolwide Program Provide Instruction for Dealing With Bullies Create a Kind and Caring Classroom Provide Resources for Your Students Collaborate With Families and the Community Address Cyberbullying Summary Test Yourself 6. What Every Paraprofessional Should Know Roles and Responsibilities How to Intervene Paraprofessional Handbook Roles and Responsibilities in Bullying Prevention/Intervention Confidentiality Summary Test Yourself 7. What Every Parent Should Know Signs Your Child Might be a Victim What Should You Do? What To Do if Your Child is a Bully Be a Good Role Model Provide Social Skills Training How to Deal With Cyberbullying Use Your Child's IEP Use Section 504v of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Best Practices for Parents When to Seek Professional Help Summary Test Yourself 8. Teacher Supports And Techniques Utilize the Existing PBS Utilize a Collaborative Teaching Model Create an Empathetic Classroom Differentiate Instruction Include Social Skills and Bully Prevention Into the Curriculum Summary Test Yourself References Index.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- Bullying is a growing issue of concern and a harsh reality facing many of today's schools. Teachers, parents, and administrators are all grappling with how best to address the problem and create a nurturing and inclusive school culture. In Bullying and Students With Disabilities, Barry McNamara presents both the relevant research and the practical tools that educators and families need to understand bullying, identify bullies and their victims, learn how to cope with bullies, and take part in the implementation of an inclusive schoolwide bullying prevention program that truly meets the needs of all students.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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