Protect your child from sexual abuse
Sexual abuse of a child with a disability
If you have a child with a disability they are at a higher risk of abuse because they may depend on other adults for their care.
You should help your child to be as independent as possible in things such as:
- personal hygiene
- going to the toilet
If you child takes longer to learn things and to learn about staying safe you can always seek advice and support from professionals if you need it.
Last updated: 05 February 2019