It offers strategies for preventing bullying of students with special needs, dealing with bullying incidents, promoting social competence, and creating a positive and safe classroom and school climate.
Written by Dr. Kenneth Shore, author of The ABCs of Bullying Prevention and several laminated guides, including A Teacher's Guide to Working with Parents, A Parent's Guide to Working with Teachers, and An Educator's Guide to Bullying Prevention, this six-page guide is an invaluable quick reference tool that provides specific suggestions for how to
... Use the IEP of students with disabilities as an anti-bullying tool
... Support the student with special needs who is the victim of bullying
... Promote social skills development
... Create a positive classroom and school climate
Kenneth Shore, PsyD received his bachelor's degree in psychology (cum laude) from the University of Rochester and a doctorate in psychology from Rutgers University. He worked for over 25 years as a psychologist and chairperson of a Child Study Team for the Hamilton Township (NJ) Public Schools. He is recipient of the Peterson Prize by Rutgers University, which is awarded to a distinguished alumnus for "outstanding contributions to professional psychology." Shore was also named School Psychologist of the Year in the State of New Jersey in 2004. He is licensed to practice privately and currently teaches part-time at Rutgers University.
He has written numerous books including
The Special Education Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents and Educators;
The Parents' Public School Handbook: How to Make the Most of Your Child's Education, from Kindergarten through Middle School;
Special Kids Problem Solver: Ready-to-Use Interventions for Helping All Students with Academic, Behavioral and Physical Problems;
Keeping Kids Safe;
Elementary Teacher's Discipline Problem Solver: A Practical A to Z Guide for Managing Classroom Behavior Problems;
The ABC's of Bullying Prevention: A Comprehensive Schoolwide Approach.
He has also written the laminated reference guides, An Educator's Guide to Bullying Prevention; Classroom Management: A Guide for Elementary Teachers; A Teacher's Guide to Working With Parents; and A Parent's Guide to Working With Teachers. In addition, he is the featured presenter in the video series, The ABC's of Bullying Prevention.
6 pages. 2014
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