Vulnerable children

Supporting vulnerable children online may require specialist support. See articles and resources to help vulnerable children navigate the online risks that they may face and organisation that can give further support.

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Supporting children’s body image in the online world
Monday marked the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (28 February - 6 March 2022). Although only a small minority ...
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How to help LGBTQ+ children find safe online communities and resources
If your child has identified or thinks they identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, there are hundreds of online ...
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Right to Roam – with a Digital Passport
Following the successful publication of our Vulnerable Children in the Digital World report was launched, we have been working next ...
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Children’s mental health and wellbeing guidance from Public Health England during COVID-19 pandemic
Learn more about the TikTok app and what to watch out for to keep kids safe.
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Accessibility: Video games designed for everyone
Use this video games guide from our tech expert to use accessibility settings on games to make them more engaging ...
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Inclusive Digital Safety – A new online safety hub
Together with SWGfL, we have launched an online hub to help keep more than 2 million children and young people ...
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Connecting Safely Online – A new online safety hub to empower young people with SEND
The campaign, created by End Violence Against Children Fund and backed by Facebook, has been launched to help young people ...
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Government provides new online safety advice for families during Coronavirus lockdown
The government has today (Thursday 23 April) published new advice to help people, particularly children, stay safe online during the ...
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Training and talking in a world gone mad
Following the successful publication of our Vulnerable Children in the Digital World report was launched, we have been working next ...
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NCA predicts a rise in online sexual abuse due to coronavirus pandemic
Angela Ellis from Good Things Foundation shares advice on how the Make It Click website can help families develop critical ...
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Tackling fake news during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond
Following the successful publication of our Vulnerable Children in the Digital World report was launched, we have been working next ...
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Lots of us are looking for learning online. But where’s the good stuff?
Angela Ellis from Good Things Foundation shares advice on how the Make It Click website can help families develop critical ...
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Supporting children with additional learning needs at home during coronavirus pandemic
See simple tips to support a child and young person with additional learning needs in the home if their routine ...
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How can vulnerable young people be protected from the risks of online dating?
As more young people take to social media to find love, expert Adrienne Katz explains how this is affecting vulnerable ...