Advice on Bullying

and includes sections on:

  • Preventing bullying
  • Creating a safer school environment
  • Developing the social skills, confidence and resilience of the pupil
  • What to look for and what to do

The guide identifies that deaf children may be more at risk of bullying due to :

  • impact of deafness on social interactions
  • absences from school or the classroom because of audiology appointments or meeting their Teacher of the Deaf
  • differences in appearance through use of, for example, radio aids and sign language.