Bullying by Amy Cleator, Provisional Psychologist

Children and young people with ASD typically report higher rates of victimization and bullying than their typically developing (TD) peers.  For many young people with ASD, difficulties in understanding others, interacting with peers, and reading social cues can lead to a misunderstanding of social interactions.  Youth with ASD also tend to experience higher levels of negative emotion (e.g., anger and…

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