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Here are the resources we found for british sign language for young people:
NSPCC Underwear Rule – Keeping Deaf Children Children Safe from Abuse
This video is made for parents and young people who are deaf or hard of hearing to show how to keep deaf children safe from child sexual exploitation and abuse. This video shows the story of a young man who’s deaf and his hearing mother, and a young girl and her dad who are both deaf and how they navigate teaching their children about how to stay safe from abuse.
Overcoming Challenges if You’re Deaf
Fletch and Jessica join Childline to discuss what challenges deaf or hard of hearing people come up against in everyday life, and how to overcome them. This includes hurdles in education like not having problem lessons to learn sign language, bullying and how to increase deaf awareness and, how to overcome hurdles and have the future that you want.
Internet Safety: How to Stay Safe Online (BSL)
This video gives tips and advice for young people about how to stay safe online. This video is specifically made for young people who are hard of hearing or deaf as the entire video is both signed and subtitled.
Sam’s Real Friends (with British Sign Language and Subtitles)
This is a free to access resource, which is available through YouTube. This video was created by CEOP, it is a dramatisation looking at how to protect yourself online. The actors in this film use British Sign Language and subtitles are also included.
Bullying and Cyberbullying – Deaf Zone
Bullying is when someone says things or does things to make you feel bad. Cyberbullying is when somebody threatens or writes nasty things to you over the internet. Wherever it’s happening, it’s wrong and there is help out there. On this page you will find information about how to stop bullying, how bullying can make you feel, building your confidence and Childline’s Deaf service.
Staying Safe Online – Deaf Zone
The internet is great. It can help you find information and chat to friends but sometimes things happen that you don’t like, or that you’re unsure about. On this page you can find information about staying safe online, get involved with the Deaf community and the Deaf service which includes the ability to chat or sign to Childline.