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4 SIGNS YOUR CHILD MAY BE THE VICTIM OF CYBER BULLYING

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Is your child the victim of a cyber bully?

 

Declining grades, changes in eating and/or sleeping patterns, and reduced tolerance can all be signs that your child may be a victim of bullying, in whatever form it takes. So can increased sadness, anger, frustration and worry. Below are additional signs that your child may be experiencing cyberbullying in particular:

 

  • He or she avoids the computer, cell phone, and other devices.
  • He appears stressed when receiving e-mail, instant messages or text messages.
  • She is withdrawing from family and friends, or acting reluctant to attend school and other activities.
  • She seems to avoid conversations about computer and other device use.

 

Adapted from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

 


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