TIPS FOR THE COMMUNITY

Not all kids are bullied, but research suggests that those who appear different than their peers are more at risk. A child with a disorder of short stature falls in this group. Many kids are bullied but do not tell others, even their parents, doctors, or teachers. This frequently results in undiagnosed depression and anxiety and sometimes more tragic results. It is critical that all kids who get bullied be identified so they have an opportunity to talk about the situation(s) and receive follow-up services if necessary.

 

Below are links to learn what you can do - as a family, medical professional, or school administrator.