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Children with a Disability

Children with a Disability

Disabled children require additional safeguarding action. This is because they experience greater and created vulnerability as a result of negative attitudes about disabled children and unequal access to services and resources and because they may have additional needs relating to physical, sensory, cognitive, and/ or communication impairments.
The Children's Society practice guidance.

Resources

Guidance on protecting deaf and disabled children and young people from abuse (via learning.nspcc.org)

Safeguarding children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) (via learning.nspcc.org)

Safeguarding disabled children (via gov.uk)

Safeguarding disabled children guidance (via councilfordisabledchildren.org)

Safeguarding checklist (via learning.nspcc.org)

Equalities around disabilities (via SchoolsWeb)

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