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New technologies, young people and offending behaviour : fact sheet 11

This fact sheet 9 was published by the Youth Justice National Development Team at the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre (CJSW). It provides information about New Technologies, Young People and Offending Behaviour.

Learning disabilities, autism and internet safety: a parent's guide

Guide that outlines some suggestions to help parents limit the risk of their child having negative experiences online and understand what action can be taken if they do.

This guide also suggests some resources that will help children get the most out of the Internet at home and in the community. It presents some case studies of actual experiences people with learning disabilities and autism have had online and learning points that can be taken from these experiences.

Google Guide

An online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices, and others.

Internet for social work

A free online tutorial to help university students develop their internet research skills.

Impact 2.0: new mechanisms for linking research and policy

Report that examines strategies to influence use of social media and social networking in the ICT sector in Peru, online public policy consultations, as well as exploring the use of social networking services in public administration.

Hunting the internet bullies

Panorama documentary on the growth of online bullying.

Forgotten families: the impact of isolation on families with disabled children across the UK

Survey which aimed to find out more about the levels of isolation families with disabled children experience and how this impacts on their family life. It also explores what would help families most when they feel isolated and whether the growth of the internet and social networks help.

How can the web support carers

This guide was commissioned by the Department of Health and produced by Crossroads Care and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, leading organisations in their respective fields, sharing a vision that carers should be recognised, valued and supported.

Children and parents: media use and attitudes report

Report designed to give an accessible overview of media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15. It also documents the views of parents/carers about their child’s media use, and the rules, tools and other ways that parents manage such use.

The document is based principally on findings from Ofcom’s media literacy tracker conducted in spring 2011. Where possible, within the sample of children aged 5-15 and their parents, demographic analysis is conducted by age of the child interviewed, by gender and by household socio-economic group.