Dealing with Bullying

What is bullying? The Anti-Bullying Alliance defines bullying as ‘the repetitive, intentional hurting of one person by another, or by a group, where the relationship involves an imbalance of power.  Bullying can be carried out physically,  verbally, emotionally or through cyberspace.’ It leads to an outcome which is always painful and/or distresses. Bullying is often aimed at people who are different, for example because of race, religion, disability or sexuality. Disabled children may also experience forms of bullying like: Manipulative bullying:  where a person is controlling someone conditional friendship:  where a child thinks someone is being their friend but times … Read more