The app would enable a child to make confidential requests to their social workers, share feelings and, most critically, disclose abuse.
Communicating with them in a way that’s purpose-built for them will be the key to getting them to talk
Lisa Purves, child advocate
Mr Morrissey said allowing children to communicate in a way they were comfortable with could make a real difference.
“I think anything we can do to improve the voice of young people, particularly in state care, is important,” he said.