For people who have been bullied as children, especially in school, adding people you went to school with on social media can often be a challenging process.
Dominick encourages parents of kids with SMA and other disabilities to help them attain independence.
While I have dealt with blatant discrimination by my peers, in the film program at Wright State University, my professors have tried very hard to include me and work with me.
With new legislation in Michigan that allows bullies to justify their bad behavior and blame it on their religion, it is time for parents to step up and parent their children. Parents need to teach their kids that even those who are different are human and have feelings, too.
If there is someone in your life you dislike, maybe you should get to know them to figure out why they act the way they do. You do not have to like them, but as humans we must learn to empathize with those in hard situations.
When I went to school, I was bullied for being fat, disabled, walking funny, dressing funny, having a weird family, and so many other things. I have felt the pain of a suicidal teen. We need to step in and prevent bullying before this epidemic of hate and intolerance gets worse.
Between website work, homeschooling, and life in general I have been incredibly busy.