Report finds children with autism face more school bullying

04/23/2012 | National Public Radio

Nearly two-thirds of schoolchildren with autism have experienced bullying and those with autism are three times as likely as those without the disorder to have been bullied in the past month, according to a new survey by the Interactive Autism Network. The bullying can have lasting negative effects on children with autism, says IAN's Connie Anderson. "Bullying can undo all our efforts. I think that's the most devastating thing about it," Anderson said.

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