Along with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Fantastic Sams, and The Mall at Robinson, King Orthodontics is helping to sponsor the 100.7 Star Shine A Light on Bullying program. This program helps kids and teens learn how to notice and deal with the serious problem of school bullying.
Bullying has many forms. It can include threatening kids, attacking someone either verbally or physically, purposely excluding a child or children from a group, and making fun of others, or talking about others in a way that will hurt their feelings.
Bullying is destructive. It can cause many problems for those who are bullied—both physically and mentally. It can:
The Allegheny County Bara Association has produced a children’s book called “That Is No Joke!” This book teaches kids what the difference is between making a good joke and a bad joke that can hurt someone. It talks about why making fun or others is wrong, and why our differences should be celebrated. It’s available as a free download at http://www.acba.org/Public/No-Joke-Program/No-Joke-Kids-Book.asp.
King Orthodontics is proud to be a sponsor of the 100.7 Star Shine A Light on Bullying program. Ask one of the staff members about it the next time you’re in the office!