Advice for Professionals 

Inclusive Digital Safety advice hub

Here you will find tools such as the Index of Online Harms and our Forum, both of which aim to support professionals working with children and young people with SEND, LGBTQ+ young people, and care-experienced children and young people.

The insights will help you have meaningful interactions to keep children and young people you work with safe online. You can also access a range of relevant external resources.

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What you’ll find in this section

What's included?

The Index of online harms is a resource created to support professionals in protecting and keeping children and young people of all abilities and communities safe online. In particular, the resource aims to support professionals working with children and young people with SEND, LGBTQ+ children and young people as well as care-experienced young people.

What's included?

This is a space where professionals can share and support each other to keep children and young people safe from harm and thriving online. If you are a professional working with children and young people living with SEND, an LGBTQ+ young person or a child or care-experienced young person, then this forum is for you.

What's included?

This section features factsheets summarising existing research to provide evidence of links between vulnerabilities and online risk and harm.

You’ll also find valuable research reports that look at the lives of children experiencing vulnerabilities.

What's included?

Here you’ll find a range of tools and recommend resources to empower children and young people to make safer choices online.

Supporting resources and guides

Making the internet safer and more inclusive

Together with SWGfL we've created this hub to provide online safety advice and guidance to support parents & professionals working with children and young people experiencing vulnerabilities.

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