November 2016. We’ve worked with other Commissioner’s offices to produce a simplified version of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It communicates the first 42 articles of the UNCRC using symbols and easy to read language.
Who the resource is for
Our Symbols resource is designed to be used as a communication tool for children and young people who:
- are non-verbal,
- have speech and language difficulties, or
- have additional support needs.
It can also be used to help communicate ideas about rights to very young children.
The resource has been designed for adults working with children and young people in a wide range of settings. Adults who might use it include:
- parents and carers,
- support workers,
- youth workers, and