Internet Safety Tips for Parents
Net Smartz 411 – These websites provide parents with information regarding the dangers children may encounter on-line and gives parents tools to help protect their children
Resources for Parents of Children with Disabilities
*** PLEASE NOTE: In addition to reviewing the material contained in the following websites, please remember to contact your child’s counselor. We are here to help and can provide you with additional resources and assistance***
What Parents Need to Know About Bullying
What is Bullying?
A student is bullied when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more students (Olweus,1993)
What is Cyberbullying?
Cyberbullying is the use of modern communication technologies (e.g., internet, interactive and digital technologies, or cell phones) to embarrass, humiliate, threaten, or intimidate an individual in the attempt to gain power and control over them (Stutzky, 2005)
How Does Bullying Effect Children & Youth?
• Interferes with learning
• Promotes a climate of fear
• Promotes disrespect
• Emphasizes a lack of caring
(National Education Association, 2003 & National Education Association Today, 1999)
If you think your child is being bullied please contact your child's counselor or school administrator.
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