How can I stay safe?

Safer Internet organisations are now beginning to realise that additional support may be needed for families where young people have additional learning needs or an autistic spectrum condition.


Try the UK Safer Internet Centre, where you can find online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.

Mencap have also produced the document below to support parents and families in helping to keep young people with additional needs safe online.


Learning Disabilities Autism and Internet Safety Parent Guide

You can visit the following sites for more tips, links and information about where to get help if you have concerns about safety and internet use.



Think you know?


Digital Parenting

UNICEF has published a report on young people’s views on the risks they face growing up in a digital world: Growing Up Online (UNICEF, 2016)