Help your child stay safe whilst using the internet

Have you heard about MOMO?

MOMO danger advice for parents. – keep your child safe online – Even though this was proved to be a hoax – the safety message are still a valuable lesson

Please see the following link for information about difficulties young people with Autism may encounter when using the internet:

https://www.autism.org.uk/global/e-newsletters/myworld2015/staying-safe-online.aspx

Restricting usage:

How to put restrictions in place on the I Pad and IPods: 

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201304

 

In partnership with BT advice on a wide range of online issues e.g. cyberbullying etc: https://www.internetmatters.org/issues/

 

Advice to support parents help keep their child safe online by encouraging them to be open and rules for them to follow:

https://www.childnet.com/ufiles/Supporting-Young-People-Online.pdf

 

For parents of older/ tech savvy children:

Internet safety advice divided into categories e.g. bullying via online gaming, Instagram, online ‘challenges’ your child may encounter: 

https://parentinfo.org/articles/games,-apps-and-tech/all

 

Apps

O2 and the NSPCC have reviewed many apps children may use, see this guide to apps with the ability to search for a specific app: 

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/?order=title