Disability bullying

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Disability bullying is a pattern of behavior. It is about an imbalance of social, physical or other power involving a person or group who has a disability.

Studies show that bullying happens to people with disabilities more often than to others in general.[1]

Hate crime[change | edit source]

Disability bullying can become a type of hate crime or hate speech. It is a kind of abuse.[2]

References[change | edit source]

Newspaper headlines about bullying
  1. "Briefing Paper, 'Bullying and Students with Disabilities'," National Council on Disability, 2010; retrieved 2013-2-20.
  2. "Four arrests after patient abuse caught on film," BBCNews, 1 June 2011; retrieved 2013-2-20.

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