What SLPs Need to Know About Bullying Speech-language pathologists should create an inclusive environment for all students, and also use therapeutic activities to address bullying of students with communication disorders, according to a research review in the January 2014 issue of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools The review suggests strategies—extrapolated from the reviewed literature—to help ... Research in Brief
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What SLPs Need to Know About Bullying
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Research in Brief   |   May 01, 2014
What SLPs Need to Know About Bullying
The ASHA Leader, May 2014, Vol. 19, 12. doi:10.1044/leader.RIB1.19052014.12
The ASHA Leader, May 2014, Vol. 19, 12. doi:10.1044/leader.RIB1.19052014.12
Speech-language pathologists should create an inclusive environment for all students, and also use therapeutic activities to address bullying of students with communication disorders, according to a research review in the January 2014 issue of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools
The review suggests strategies—extrapolated from the reviewed literature—to help SLPs prevent and manage bullying more effectively. (For a comprehensive discussion of this topic, see “Bullying Be Gone”
Students with communication disorders are at particularly high risk for bullying from their peers, finds Stephanie Hughes of the University of Toledo, Ohio, in her review of the literature on bullying in education, psychology, child and adolescent development, and speech-language pathology. She considers various types of bullying and their causes, the roles students take when they see someone being bullied, and bullying’s effect on students with communication disorders—and she suggests ways SLPs can help prevent it.
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