It’s normal for parents and carers to worry about their children at times. Concerns can include bullying, internet behaviour, and the risk of exploitation.
Keeping a child safe looks different for some families. Children with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities might be more vulnerable to some risks. As a parent of a child with additional needs, you might need to consider different ways to protect them.
There are some important things you can consider when thinking about how to keep your child safe:
Children who have SEN may be more vulnerable to exploitation.
It can be distressing when you are worried about your child being exploited. But there are ways you can protect and support your child:
We take your safety and privacy seriously
We will only share personal information shared in the live chat if we need to talk to other professionals to get the best support for you. In the majority of cases, we will discuss this with you first. We also share anonymised data with the commissioners of this service. By using Talk, you understand and give your explicit consent to this.
You do not have to share personal information if you do not wish to.
Your email address will not be used for any reason beyond giving you parenting information, support and advice.