According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, children with disabilities are at an increased risk of being bullied.
In 2016, a fifth-grader at Franklin Elementary in Mankato was bullied to the point he never wanted to go to lunch or play at recess. James has a learning disability, which made things particularly difficult.
One day, a group of friends — five boys from another class — noticed James being picked on at the playground.
Jack, Jake, Gus, Tyler and Landon observed the bullying firsthand. “They were like, using him and taking advantage of…
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