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Why Are People With Intellectual Disabilities Abused More Often?

Abuse often occurs among populations that are vulnerable or defenseless to protect themselves. This includes young children, the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Studies estimate that people with intellectual disabilities face a 4 to 10 times higher risk of becoming victims of sexual abuse than those without intellectual disabilities. This sad reality is due to several factors that make people with intellectual…

Is Cyberbullying as Damaging as Traditional Bullying?

Bullying has a new platform thanks to modern technology. Kids today have to deal with cyberbullying – instant messages, texts, photographs, videos and posts – that can cause significant psychological damage. While there has been some debate as to whether cyberbullying is equally as damaging as traditional bullying, the threat to those victimized online is indisputable. If your child is suffering from…

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