Safeguarding disabled children guidance

Written by Department for Children, Schools and Families Date 20 Jan 2012

ConSDCThe safeguarding disabled children resource sets out practice guidance for Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) to ensure that in carrying out their duty to co-ordinate local work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and ensure the effectiveness of that work, the needs and circumstances of disabled children are fully understood and addressed.

It also provides a summary of the research evidence about the vulnerability of disabled children to abuse.