Parents with learning difficulties

Voiceability Parents Booklet


Written for, and by, parents who have learning disabilities, this booklet tells you what happens if Children’s Services feel your child is at risk of harm.

The booklet explains in easy to understand words and pictures:

  • Who normally makes decisions about child protection
  • What happens when Children’s Services get involved
  • The Child Protection Process
  • What happens at different meetings
  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • What happens in court
  • Different legal orders
  • Adoption and Fostering processes

Download the booklet here

What to do if you are worried about a child. To discuss concerns or make a referral: