NPR: Children with autism often targeted by bullies

April 23, 2012
Our Interactive Autism Network’s Dr. Connie Anderson discussed autism and bullying

Lots of kids get bullied. But kids with autism are especially vulnerable.

A new survey by the Interactive Autism Network found that nearly two-thirds of children with autism spectrum disorders have been bullied at some point. And it found that these kids are three times as likely as typical kids to have been bullied in the past month. Read more...