Helpful Examples of How Technology Can Support Children with Autism


To celebrate Disability Pride Month and Disability Awareness Day, we’re looking at how technology can support people with Autism in their day-to-day lives. As technology continues to evolve, we realise it has the potential to be a force for good; a powerful way to empower children

Helpful Examples of How Technology Can Support Children with Autism2022-07-15T16:06:03+01:00

ABCs of Live Video Conferencing for Education and Engagement


As schools across the UK are warned to expect further disruptions due to staff shortages and pupil absences, many teachers, parents, and school staff will be preparing contingency plans for home learning.   To support you, we have updated our in-depth guidance and safety checklist on the safer use of platforms such as Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and GoToWebinar.   The guidance for

ABCs of Live Video Conferencing for Education and Engagement2022-01-06T14:49:55+00:00

Assistive Technology for a Connected Christmas


Technology has become such an important part of our lives, especially over the pandemic and lockdowns. For some children and young people, assistive technology can be the key to overcoming barriers they’d otherwise face due to a disability or illness.Having access to inclusive technology equipment, software, and product settings can reduce isolation and

Assistive Technology for a Connected Christmas2021-12-13T11:39:40+00:00

How to Use Smart Speakers Safely This Christmas


Smart speakers can be great addition to any household. Not only can they be of practical use (like adding to the seemingly never-sending Christmas shopping list!), but they can be a source of fun for the whole family. However, knowing how to use them safely is important. In 2019, children’s

How to Use Smart Speakers Safely This Christmas2021-12-16T16:39:33+00:00

A Connected Christmas


Connected Christmas Visit our Online Safety Hub Members of our network receive weekly updates on the trends, risks and threats to children and young people online. These updates include access to articles, resources and factsheets to help make sure you’re ahead of the curve. Visit

A Connected Christmas2021-12-16T09:49:02+00:00

5 ways you can use tech to learn a language


All across the UK, people are taking up new indoor hobbies such as baking, knitting and even learning a new language. Learning a language improves our brainpower, memory and makes our minds sharper. It’s a perfect way to keep your brain engaged and healthy during the lockdown. It’s also a powerful way to connect

5 ways you can use tech to learn a language2021-12-10T17:09:39+00:00

5 YouTube Channels for Home Study


Do you receive our Safeguarding Alerts? Receive regular updates to help you safeguard children in a digital era. This is why your connection may be slow, right now! A lot of us are spending more time at home at the moment, practicing what is now known as social

5 YouTube Channels for Home Study2021-12-10T17:19:33+00:00

10 YouTube Channels we recommend for everyone!


In the modern digital age, YouTube is revolutionising the way that people consume video media. 3.25 billion hours of YouTube are watched each month, you may have noticed young people in your care contributing to this figure on their own devices! YouTube is an ever-growing community where visionary creators can produce imaginative, original content for

10 YouTube Channels we recommend for everyone!2021-12-10T17:19:48+00:00
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