By Karen Huber
At The Y.A.L.E School, intake interviews often begin by asking students and parents why they are leaving their public school. Quite often, the answer is a sad and sometimes horrific story of bullying and social isolation in mainstream classes.
There is evidence to support this: a new study in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine shows that 46 percent of kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are bullied. Sadly, this comes as no surprise to those of us who parent, teach and counsel these unique, wonderful kids. Read More