People on the autism spectrum often find themselves targeted by bullies.
Bullying can cause feelings of depression and anxiety, and cause damage to a person's self esteem. In addition to the immediate harm, the experience of being bullied can have far-reaching consequences throughout someone's life.
If you are being bullied, it's important to remember that it is not your fault, and there are lots of ways of dealing with bullying.
Advice on bullying for young people
If you're a young person and you want to find out what bullying is, get advice on what to do if you think you're being bullied and how to keep safe from bullies, read our guide for young people. The guide also has general advice about coping socially at school, and what you can do if you think you might be the bully.
Advice on bullying for parents
If you're a parent and you're worried your child might be being bullied and want advice for what to do, read our guide for parents.
Advice on bullying in the workplace
This section explains what bullying is, how to recognise if you are being bullied, ways to help you if you are being bullied and where you can go for support. It also aims to help you at work, with tips on how to interact and cope in the workplace.