Disability History Month 2020

Last updated: 07 Dec 2020 Topics: News Type: News
Teacher working with child with SEND

Resources and training to help you protect children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)


Safeguarding children with SEND training for schools

Our online course can help you to learn how to communicate effectively with children and young people, understand why children with SEND can be more vulnerable, and identify safeguarding concerns.

One of the scenarios in the course explores changes to friendships and bullying can affect young people with SEND and how pupils can better understand bullying.

“I have safeguarding training but none that is focused on SEND children and so having this extra knowledge will be helpful to me in my role.”

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Safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children training

We’ve developed our introductory training course for anyone who works with d/Deaf and disabled children and young people in England. It's available as both face-to-face and live virtual training.

Taught by expert trainers, this one-day introductory course will increase your awareness of the additional barriers, assumptions and attitudes that may impact the safety of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.

“Great pace to collect all information needed through the day. Time to learn from others and share knowledge/experiences.”

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Safeguarding children and young people with SEND resources

We’ve developed free information to support you in protecting children and young people from abuse and neglect.

Our resources cover relationships and sex education, online safety and legislation and guidance.

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Love Life: resources for young people with learning disabilities

Our Love Life films and resources can help you have conversations with young people with learning disabilities on topics such as, feelings, privacy and boundaries, friendships, different kinds of love and online safety.

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Safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children and young people

Our free information can help organisations protect d/Deaf and disabled children and young people from abuse and neglect. Our resources include risk and vulnerability factors, safeguarding policies and procedures, direct work, and legislation and guidance.

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Contact our Information service

Have questions about child protection? Our Knowledge and Information Service is here to help. We can find the information and resources you need to keep children safe.

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