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Children Being Exposed To Bullying, Grooming And Inappropriate Content

An Offaly Psychotherapist says there are signs that parents can look for that may indicate there is a problem.

Bullying, grooming and exposure to inappropriate content.

They are some of the issues parents are raising about their children's experience online.

A CyberSafeKids survey showed 64 per cent of children surveyed say they'd been contacted by a stranger in an online game.

Over one in three pre-teen boys are playing over-18s online games and are more likely to be exposed to violent imagery and harmful content.

Psychotherapist and Birr's Stella O'Malley says there are signs that parents can look for that may indicate there is a problem:

 

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