Download the KINDNESS Calendar for Families here.
October = Anti-Bullying Month so Easterseals is in full gear creating awareness. As part of our responsibility to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention, we’re providing a list of resources for you to explore during the month of October and beyond. Brought to you by The Autism Program of Easterseals.
CyberBullyHelp offers a help center, resources, trainings and presentation: http://cyberbullyhelp.com/
Illinois State Board of Education website displays legislation on bullying and offers suggestions and resources: https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Bullying-Prevention.aspx
Illinois laws on bullying: https://www.stopbullying.gov/laws/illinois/index.html
Top 10 facts that parents, educators and students should know: https://www.pacer.org/bullying/resources/students-with-disabilities/
Assesing community strengths and needs to develop a comprehensive community strategy: https://www.stopbullying.gov/prevention/in-the-community/index.html#Community%20Strategies
Bullying and Students on the Autism Spectrum: https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/bullying-and-students-on-the-autism-spectrum
If you have done everything you can to resolve the situation and nothing has worked, or someone is in immediate danger, there are ways to get help. Get Help Now: https://www.stopbullying.gov/get-help-now/index.html
Mayor McNamara, his wonderful staff, and the City of Rockford kicked off World Prevention Day, the first Monday in October (105/2020) by presenting our Easterseals TAP team with this proclomation. Thank you to the city of Rockford for their ongoing committment to this cause. They truly support what we are doing in the community to bring awareness and importance to anti bullying.
Funding provided in whole or in part by The Autism Program of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Human Services.