Concerns for students with disabilities as national report reveals widespread bullying, assaults and suicide taunts

More than 56 per cent of students with disabilities had experienced bullying over a 12-month period, a national survey has found.

The survey, by Children and Young People with Disability Australia, revealed students experienced a range of bullying including being punched, kicked, headbutted, cyberbullied, spat on and having food or rocks thrown at them. Some had been told to take their own lives.

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Topics:
Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
Emma Siossian

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Wed 6th Jun, 2018