Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) leans over to talk to Lauren Potter, an actress on the show Glee, during a Congressional briefing on Bullying of Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Ms. Potter, who has Down Syndrome, spoke about her experiences growing up and being teased. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) leans over to talk to Lauren Potter, an actress on the show Glee, during a Congressional briefing on Bullying of Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Ms. Potter, who has Down Syndrome, spoke about her experiences growing up and being teased. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)