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Anti-Bullying Week 2014 pledges to tackle SEN and disability bullying

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Tackling the bullying of specific groups of young people, including those with SEN and disabilities, is a key tenet of this year’s Anti-Bullying Week campaign.

Tackling the bullying of specific groups of young people, including those with SEN and disabilities, is a key tenet of this year’s Anti-Bullying Week campaign.

Taking place from November 17 to 21, Anti-Bullying Week 2014 is entitled Let’s Stop Bullying For All and will focus on the fact that certain groups of young people remain significantly more likely to experience bullying in schools and the wider community.

Organisers, the Anti-Bullying Alliance, cite evidence from the Institute of Education showing that pupils with SEN are twice as likely as other children to be bullied. 

Furthermore, research for Mencap has shown that 83 per cent of young people with learning difficulties have been bullied.

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