Parent Carer Forum

Empower and enable your voices to be heard

About Us

We are a friendly group of parent carers who have children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged 0-25 years.

We support and train parent carers to enable them to have input and be involved with shaping services alongside the professionals who provide health, education, adult and social services.

Our shared mission is to improve and enhance the experiences and opportunities of children and young people with additional needs by enabling parents and carers to be heard and be at the heart of decisions about development and delivery of services in Southampton.

The forum will represent the views of the collective community and not an individual voice. The role of the forum is not to advocate for individual families and will signpost to specialist services.  We have a Steering Group of 18 parents and carers with children with a disability and/or special educational need.

The video below shows how we can make a difference by working together.

Power in Numbers – Southampton Parent Carer Forum on Vimeo.