How to Stay Safe Online – Guidance for Adults and Young People with Learning Disabilities – Digital Safeguarding

Stay Safe Online

The internet can be a very unfriendly place.

Everyone should understand the risks of online scams and grooming.

We’ve gathered three guides to staying safe online. Each explains the issue in simple terms, with clear pictures to aid understanding.

Staying Safe Online

The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities produced this guide to staying safe online. It features advice on dealing with online abuse, as well as lots of advice on privacy and safe social media use.

Read this guide here.

I Have Made a New Friend Online

Stop It Now produced this guide to adult grooming.  Most of the people you meet online will be perfectly nice people. But this guide points out the warning signs that might indicate that someone isn’t who they say they are.

Read this guide here.

Live Streaming Guide

Ineque produced this guide to staying safe while using live streaming features on Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, and other platforms.

Please note: While this guide is clear, it seems to be written for a general audience, rather than specifically for people with learning disabilities.

Read this guide here.

Safety Cards

Safety Centre have a series of one-page guides to staying safe on some of the most popular online platforms.

Find them here.