Safeguarding Children & Young People with a Disability

Recognition and response; What stands in the way and how can we be better

This session provides an introductory overview as to how and why a child with a disability is more vulnerable to abuse, the additional types of abuse a child with a disability may experience, why practitioner don’t always recognise abuse and how practitioners should respond if they are concerned a child with a disability is suffering or at risk of abuse.

This hour and a half briefing will be delivered by Karen Shinn, LSCP Business Unit Manager


Participants must have completed Introduction to Safeguarding Children and Young People (or another introductory level safeguarding course relevant to their role) before they can access this training. Please check Which training is right for me? for more guidance.

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The briefing is free to access for all delegates however, all delegates from any agency will be charged £25 for non-attendance at the live session. We will therefore require billing details from all delegates registering for the course.

For further information see our Charging Policy.

Delivery method

This briefing will be delivered live on MS Teams. Delegates will be asked to mute microphones on entry but will be invited to unmute to ask questions or contribute to discussions. Delegates will also be encouraged to use the chat function to ask questions and they may choose whether they have their cameras on or off throughout the session.

To secure your place on this training course please complete the booking form

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