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What would you do if you were a teacher/principle and most of your class engaged in passive aggressive bullying?
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that's not bullying, you can't force kids to socialize with a kid that does not talk

maybe group them up in teams and make them work together, the rest is up to him... you can't do shit since they arent harming him
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Corporeal punishment
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Corporeal punishment :)


Yup make them mortal.That'll learn em.
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There's really not much you can do. If you force the other kids to include him then that's bullying and only leads to resentment and usually turns in to abuse. Plus a teacher can only mediate in some situation, not all. You can't force someone to be liked. Also, if something like autism is suspected the only thing a teacher CAN do is talk to the parents about it.

But many things get labeled as psychological, especially ADD and autism, when really a child is anti social or just not socially developed. So it often times turns out a kid isn't a good social fit with most other kids simply....well,because. Asperger's, like ADD and ADHD back in the 80's to mid-late 90's, is highly mis/over diagnosed and tons of kids and adults are labeled Asperger's when really they're just not socially awkward.
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RKO out of nowhere
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retronatrix wrote:

There's really not much you can do. If you force the other kids to include him then that's bullying and only leads to resentment and usually turns in to abuse. Plus a teacher can only mediate in some situation, not all. You can't force someone to be liked. Also, if something like autism is suspected the only thing a teacher CAN do is talk to the parents about it.

But many things get labeled as psychological, especially ADD and autism, when really a child is anti social or just not socially developed. So it often times turns out a kid isn't a good social fit with most other kids simply....well,because. Asperger's, like ADD and ADHD back in the 80's to mid-late 90's, is highly mis/over diagnosed and tons of kids and adults are labeled Asperger's when really they're just not socially awkward.


My buddy's son has autism.You would not believe the improvement in his condition in just the two years after he has been attending school.It's been incredible. He wouldn't even acknowledge his parents till age 4 and now he makes eye contact and calls me by my first name at age 6.
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My buddy's son has autism.You would not believe the improvement in his condition in just the two years after he has been attending school.It's been incredible. He wouldn't even acknowledge his parents till age 4 and now he makes eye contact and calls me by my first name at age 6.


Oh, I certainly would believe it. Autism symptoms has been shown to improve even with passive socialization. Being part of a group, even from the outside, still gives life experience that you can't get from just regular lessons. I've only dealt with two autistic children and being around the other kids I nanny helped them open up. One plays along, the other usually doesn't but he's more engaged when he's working on his motor skills, more expressive, vocal and is much MUCH better at self soothing. He's even to the point of following along with a good amount of our homeschool routine.

Yes everyone with autism, especially children, is different to some extent. But labeling everything as autistic/Asperger's is going to make it harder for those with actual issues get the help we need. Just like we saw with the "everyone has ADD" syndrome years ago: doctors stopped taking diagnosis seriously because with parents insisting their kids are ADD when really they're being pushed by school authorities or their own self diagnosis overloaded the health system. Became easier to just sign a prescription and pass down the line. It's a disservice to everyone.
Posted 4/17/15 , edited 4/17/15

Sir_jamesalot wrote:

You dissed him because it was the path of least resistance, not because he was the real problem.


Yeah, you're right. I'd be doing it for my own good *shrug*. What would you have done?
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retronatrix wrote:

Yes everyone with autism, especially children, is different to some extent. But labeling everything as autistic/Asperger's is going to make it harder for those with actual issues get the help we need. Just like we saw with the "everyone has ADD" syndrome years ago: doctors stopped taking diagnosis seriously because with parents insisting their kids are ADD when really they're being pushed by school authorities or their own self diagnosis overloaded the health system. Became easier to just sign a prescription and pass down the line. It's a disservice to everyone.


The interesting thing is that it is probably underdiagnosed since so much attention is paid to the hyperactivity. A lot of girls out there are having trouble focusing without the hyperactivity, and as a result have their problems chalked up to something else or overlooked entirely.
Posted 4/17/15

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Sir_jamesalot wrote:

You dissed him because it was the path of least resistance, not because he was the real problem.


Yeah, you're right. I'd be doing it for my own good *shrug*. What would you have done?


Kill all of them.
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