BRRC Blog Articles

Anti-Bullying Advocacy

Anti-Bullying Advocacy

 Anti-Bullying Advocacy With a new school year starting, BRRC asked the Director of Advocacy, Tom Ahlborg, to share his experience about laying the groundwork for advocating and defending a bullied child.  Tom has worked with many families across the state helping to...

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Racial Bullying

Racial Bullying

 Racial Bullying “No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.” ― Elie Wiesel July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  This is observed to bring awareness to the unique...

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Three Things

Three Things

 Three Things I know I’m probably not unique in reflecting about family, tough situations and school at this time of year.  With another school year for my kids closed, I find myself looking back at where we’ve come from as a unit.  I have a son who has graduated from...

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 Bullying Legislation in Colorado 2021

 Bullying Legislation in Colorado 2021

 Bullying Legislation in Colorado 2021 By Dru Ahlborg, BRRC As our nation and our state begin cautiously to emerge from the pandemic, we are starting to congregate and socialize and children are heading back to in-person learning on a permanent basis. While most kids...

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Bullying and Autistic Children

Bullying and Autistic Children

Bullying and Autistic Children.  Why it Happens, and How to Help Prevent and Stop it. By Dru Ahlborg, BRRC “It’s really cool that everybody’s a little different, but the same, too.” – Julia the four-year-old girl with autism on Sesame Street   According to...

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The Do-Nothing Principal

The Do-Nothing Principal

The Do-Nothing Principal Adapted from Dr. Ben Leichtling, PhD www.BulliesBeGone.com When my son was in sixth and seventh grade, he was relentlessly bullied.  He was verbally, physically and relationally bullied.  The short version of our experience is that his dad and...

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