Unprotected, overprotected

This report looks at how services are meeting the needs of young people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of, sexual exploitation and warns that a low level of understanding of learning disabilities can prevent social workers from properly protecting children from sexual exploitation.

Source: released by Barnardo’s on 10th September and posted on Community Care September 10th, 2015.


Community Care article: How social workers can protect children with learning disabilities from sexual exploitation

Summary report released by Bardardo’s: Children with learning disabilities at risk of sexual exploitation

Full report released by Barnardo’s: Unprotected, overprotected

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