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.
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.
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.
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/
This chapter on how best to work with young people with SEN/D in a youth group setting was developed by Helen McVitty-O’Hara & Colette Slevin (Mencap) and Anne Walsh (NYCI) for ‘Access All Areas – a Diversity Toolkit for the Youth Work Sector’. It explains the needs and issues that young people with a learning disability may face and offers practical advice to help you to work with them. It concludes by directing you to the people and resources that can support anyone in inclusive youth work.
There are few quantitative studies that show the workplace is experienced in a different way
by employees with disabilities. This article by Ralph Fevre, Amanda Robinson, Duncan Lewis, and Trevor Jones of Cardiff University fills this gap using data from the British Workplace Behaviour Survey, which found that employees with disabilities and long-term illnesses were more likely to suffer ill-treatment in the workplace and experienced a broader range of ill-treatment. Different types of disability were associated with different types of ill-treatment. The survey also showed who employees with disabilities blamed for their ill-treatment and why they believed the ill-treatment had occurred.
This video briefly highlights the difficulties experienced by young disabled people in school in England. It is based on research conducted by Stella Chatzitheochari (University of Warwick) in collaboration with Sam Parsons (University College London) and Lucinda Platt (London School of Economics and Political Science) suggests that children and young people with disabilities are more likely to be bullied at school compared to those students with no known disabilities.
This book provides an understanding of cyberbullying and the many forms it takes. It explores the characteristics of cyberbullying, its prevalence, the serious effects it has, as well as the coping strategies of children and teenagers who are subjected to or witness cyberbullying. It also provides a critical understanding of the law as it can be applied to cyberbullying. Crucial and practical steps are provided so that schools, teachers, parents and children of all ages can better prevent and respond effectively to cyberbullying.
This book is unique in its recommendations for best practice, which draw not only on research, but also on the author’s many years of professional experience of working with children, parents and teachers. It is designed for anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of bullying in a clear and concise manner, and promotes a whole school community approach to bullying, which has recently been proven to be the most effective method in decreasing school bullying.