Safeguarding Children with Disabilities

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This course aims to equip students with essential knowledge and skills to safeguard children with disabilities from abuse and neglect. Throughout comprehensive training, you will feel empowered to create safer environments for vulnerable children.

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Course Description

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All about this Safeguarding Children with Disabilities Course

This course is designed for people who are involved in the care of children and young people with disabilities in any capacity. This can include nursery workers, teachers, teaching assistants, tutors, youth workers, social workers, nursing staff and hospital staff, respite care workers, carers and foster carers. By understanding safeguarding principles through this course, you can help protect vulnerable children from harm.

You will start the course off by exploring why safeguarding is important, whose responsibility it is to safeguard children with disabilities and what could happen if safeguarding procedures are not carried out. You will also look at reasons why children with disabilities are more vulnerable to abuse.

You will also explore the different types of disabilities and the impact of a disability on the child, their family members and older children. You will explore the different kinds of abuse and the critical aspects of recognising, preventing and addressing abuse in children with disabilities.

You will finish the course by exploring how to respond to abuse, talking to children with disabilities, disclosures, recording and reporting concerns, sharing information and consent to share.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for three years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – The Importance of Safeguarding – In the first unit of the safeguarding children with disabilities course, you will look in the fundamentals of safeguarding children with disabilities and why it is important.
  • Unit 2 – Safeguarding Children with Disabilities – In the second unit of the course, you will explore what a disability is, examples of different disabilities and the impact of a disability on the child, their family members and older children.
  • Unit 3 – The Types and Signs of Abuse – In this unit you will explore the types of abuse and how you can spot the signs, particularly focusing on the signs present considering children with disabilities.
  • Unit 4 – Responding and Reporting Concerns – In the final unit of the safeguarding children with disabilities course you will explore the important aspect of how to respond to suspected abuse, handle disclosures and maintain accurate records.
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Safeguarding training for our friends at Kasbah.

“The learner is able to take a break and go back to the training at any time. The certificate is easy to download and a printed version is also posted to the learner. The quiz at the end really tests the learner’s knowledge to evidence they have learnt what is expected.”

Sophie Aiken

HR Manager
KASBAH Supported Housing

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Safeguarding Children with Disabilities course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Safeguarding Children with Disabilities course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Safeguarding Children with Disabilities course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Safeguarding Children with Disabilities
Safeguarding Children with Disabilities
£20 + VAT