According to the British Journal of Learning Support, 60% of students with special needs reported being bullied compared to 25% of the general student population.
But Lauren Potter, the actress who plays Becky Jackson on "Glee", and Timothy Shriver, Chairman and CEO of the Special Olympics, are teaming up to try to stop bullying of kids with special needs. The Special Olympics, AbilityPath.org and Best Buddies are launching "Disable Bullying", a campaign designed to engage policymakers, parents and educators to stop such behavior. Potter and Shriver talk to CNN's T.J. Holmes about their new campaign.
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