Portsmouth Parent Voice


We hold regular ‘drop-in’ sessions and workshops where you can meet parents in similar positions.


PPV offer support and advice to families with children with special needs.

Helping parent carers of young people aged 0-25 with additional
needs and disabilities to shape and improve local services

Latest News

Impacting on You Newsletter – January 2019

Early Help Assessment Guide

There will be a requirement from January 2019 for a request for an EHC assessment to be completed to accompany an Early Help Assessment. You can download the guide below:

Healthy Young Mind Newsletters

Please see below the latest information guides.

Impacting on You Newsletter – December 2018

You can view December’s edition of Impacting on You by clicking here: IOY-December-2018 final

Enable Ability Updates

Enable Ability are going to be implementing some really positive changes in the New Year, therefore we are delighted to announce that the local Copnor-based charity, who work with disabled people of all ages, will be launching a new website…..

Portsmouth Parent Voice Position Statement

Portsmouth Parent Voice (PPV)* Position Statement:  Proposed Funding Changes to Special Needs Funding in Portsmouth. November 2018 In response to the crowdfunding post circulated on social media last week regarding a parent’s campaign to raise funds to request a judicial…..

Portsmouth Teenage Project- December 2018 Programme


Survey for Portsmouth Disability Forum

Portsmouth Disability Forum are currently conducting a strategic review which involves a whole range of activities and conversations both internally and externally. We are now seeking feedback from users of our services, our client / customers. We have designed a…..

Local Offer Live 2019

Our 5th Annual Event will take place on 12th February 2019 at Paulsgrove Community Centre, 9.30 am to 3 pm. In response to parents’ feedback, the event this year will focus on workshops covering a range of topics from  transition…..

Ordinarily Available Provision

New booklet published on the Portsmouth Local Offer website explaining what schools are expected to provide if your child has identified special education needs. This is called the Ordinarily Available Provision: what the local authority expects to be made available…..