Research suggests that young children with disabilities often fall victim to bullying because of a lack of social competence and social skills necessary for consistent engagement with peers. This article focuses on a comprehensive approach to classroom management and offers important strategies for a multilevel positive behavioral support plan. The positive behavioral support plan is embedded in the daily curriculum and includes strategies that enhance cooperative learning and socialization experiences, increases academic readiness, and supports academic success.
Parker, J. C., Herring, A., Leffler, J., & Hallberg, C. (2014). Creating a Community Classroom: Strategies to Promote Inclusion and Reduce Bullying in Early Childhood. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 2(3), 7. https://scholarsjunction.msstate.edu/jhse/vol2/iss3/7