Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide

2021-12-10T16:07:39+00:00

For this year’s Dyslexia Awareness Week, our team put together a guide on this often-misunderstood learning difficulty. With this year’s awareness week theme being Invisible Dyslexia, we thought it was important to help bring some visibility to this issue. Here is a simple overview of what dyslexia is and how it can specifically impact

Dyslexia in a Digital World: Your Need-to-Know Guide2021-12-10T16:07:39+00:00

Let’s Talk About Furries

2021-12-10T16:08:54+00:00

The internet is a constantly changing global forum that is filled with many different types of communities. These communities often allow people to express themselves in a way that frees them from what they consider to be societal “norms.” In recent years, with the explosive popularity of YouTubers and TikTokers, some members of these communities

Let’s Talk About Furries2021-12-10T16:08:54+00:00

Understanding the Age Appropriate Design Code

2021-12-10T16:12:49+00:00

What is it? The Age Appropriate Design Code (sometimes referred to as The Children’s Code) is a new code of practice that sets out standards of age-appropriate design for “information society services” that are likely to be accessed by children. In other words, it’s new requirements for any companies that offer services online that are

Understanding the Age Appropriate Design Code2021-12-10T16:12:49+00:00

Talking to Young People About Suicide

2021-12-10T16:14:29+00:00

If a young person in your care has an active suicide plan you should present with them to your nearest A&E for immediate support. According to Papyrus, 1 in 4 young people will experience thoughts of suicide at some point. While this is prevalent in vulnerable young people, it’s important to remember that thoughts of

Talking to Young People About Suicide2021-12-10T16:14:29+00:00

The Back-to-School Guide for an Online Generation

2021-12-10T16:15:02+00:00

It’s that time of year again! When summer t-shirts are swapped for school ties, beach shorts replaced by crisp white shirts, and sandals in shoe-racks switch places with shiny new school shoes. Alongside these replacements, there are other transitions happening that may not be so obvious. As school timetables are given out, our home

The Back-to-School Guide for an Online Generation2021-12-10T16:15:02+00:00

Exam Results: Dealing with Disappointment in the Digital World

2021-12-10T16:16:26+00:00

Receiving exam results is always a stressful time. It’s the culmination of countless hours of hard work and stress on top of navigating education throughout a pandemic. For many, it will be a time of joy and looking forward to the future. However, this won’t be the reality for some pupils around the UK as they receive results that aren't what they hoped for.Dealing with disappointing exam results comes

Exam Results: Dealing with Disappointment in the Digital World2021-12-10T16:16:26+00:00

Understanding and Responding to Online Challenges

2021-12-10T16:16:43+00:00

When a viral challenge is reported in the news or on social media, it can be difficult to establish the facts, risks and what you need to do to protect the young people in your care.    If you’re a parent or carer who’s seen reports of an online challenge, the first thing to do is

Understanding and Responding to Online Challenges2021-12-10T16:16:43+00:00

Self-Generated Images: Your Guide to Taking Back Control 

2021-12-10T16:58:58+00:00

Last Updated: 23rd June, 2021 We have previously raised concerns about the dangers of self-generated sexual imagery created by children and young people. It can be scary and confusing for children and young people, especially if they lose control of any images. Here, we help define this issue and give you some top tips on supporting children and young people by keeping control of images. 

Self-Generated Images: Your Guide to Taking Back Control 2021-12-10T16:58:58+00:00
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