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CyberBullying

Description
This UNICEF produced video is ideal resource to display a case of cyber bullying without recourse to a specific language. UNICEF believes that through education, awareness-raising and empowerment of children, young people and their caregivers, we can minimise the risk presented by the online world, and maximise the positive impact on children's rights, education and development.
Category
Images
Country of origin
Ireland
Milestone
IO4

Disablist Bullying - An Investigation of Student Teacher's knowlege and Confidence

Description
This study by Purdy & McGuckin set out to explore the knowledge and confidence of student teachers in relation to disablist bullying. Two centres for Initial Teacher Education, one in each jurisdiction, were selected for recruitment of participants. The study highlights the high importance attributed to SEN and bullying by student teachers but also the sporadic provision and low confidence in meeting the needs of children with SEN. The study also reveals that none of the participants in either jurisdiction have received any guidance at all in relation to disablist bullying as part of their Initial Teacher Education.
Category
Research paper
Country of origin
Ireland
Milestone
IO1

What To Do if you Feel Bullied - Easy Read Guide

Description
This free easy read guide helps people with learning disabilities identify if, how and why they are being bullied, and offers advice on how to deal with it and who you can contact for help. It outlines the different types of bullying, from verbal to physical, as well as what a hate crime is, using simple sentences and pictures. It will tell you what to do if you feel bullied and provides phone numbers of helplines to call, and suggestions of who to ask for help.
Category
Best practice
Country of origin
Ireland
Milestone
IO3

Beyond Bullying - Easy Read Guides

Description
Beyond Bullying are an Anti-Bullying Team that is part of Leicstershire City Council in the U.K. Working in partnership with the Valuing People Team they created a range of 'Easy Read' anti-bullying advice leaflets.
The leaflets were designed primarily for young people with learning disabilities but they also received feedback from mainstream primary schools that they were simple and easy to understand. The "Keep Safe" leaflets were created as a set of five, designed with the aim of helping adults with learning disabilities or children, to keep safe while using the internet and other technology.
Category
Best practice
Country of origin
Ireland
Milestone
IO3

Don't Stick It, Stop It!

Description
Don’t stick it, stop it! is the UK organisation Mencap’s anti-bullying campaign, calling on national and local government to confront the gravity of disablist bullying, and challenge them to take the urgent action needed
to stop it. It incorporates case studies of disablist bullying, work sheets for use with SEN/D learners, and recommendations.
Category
Best practice
Country of origin
Ireland
Milestone
IO1

Employees with Disabilities: An employer’s guide to implementing inclusive health and safety practices for employees with disabilities

Description
This guide from the Health & Safety Authority in Ireland addresses aspects of work-related safety, occupational health and facilities management and welfare as they pertain to workplace health and safety for employees with disabilities.Workplace health and safety covers all stages of employment including the initial selection and induction processes.The guide also highlights some current health and safety and employment legislation. This publication is intended to be a useful resource for owners, managers and employees.
Category
Best practice
Country of origin
Ireland
Milestone
IO1

Learning Disabilities, Autism and Internet Safety:A Guide for Parents

Description
This guide outlines some suggestions to help parents limit the risk of their child having negative experiences online and understand what action can be taken if they do. It is part of a series of guides published by Cerebra in the UK that aim to give parents of children with disabilities and/or special educational needs information on how to get the help and support they need. This series of guides can be found on the Cerebra website: http://w3.cerebra.org.uk/
Category
Best practice
Country of origin
Ireland
Milestone
IO1