Childhood bullying

FORT LEE, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Christopher Marshall is warning about the dangers of childhood bullying.

Take notice if your child shows fear of going to school, is more withdrawn or has a declining school performance.

Prepare your child, tell them to stay with groups of friends, avoid isolated areas, maintain good posture to indicate confidence and don't be afraid to alert parent or school officials that you're being bullied.

Parents: be aware of cyber bullying (text, email, Facebook, etc.) as it follows the child into the safety of their home and therefore can be particularly troubling.

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