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

Oral care and people with learning disabilities

To help health professionals, paid social care staff and family members to support someone with learning disabilities to get good oral care. You can download and find more information here. There is also a useful easy read version available.

Impacting on You Newsletter – March 2019

Vacancy: Portsmouth Parent Voice Manager

Portsmouth Disability Forum are looking for an individual seeking a new and exciting challenge to continue and develop our engagement and support of parent carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged 0 to…..

Integrated Continence Pathway

This integrated pathway aims to describe the child’s journey through continence care and provides information and guidance about a range of continence and toileting issues. The children in Portsmouth city have the right to easy accessible care which will help…..

Skills for Care Mapping Study: What development activities exist for parents of children with learning disabilities and/or autism to support successful transitions into adulthood?

Skills for Care have commissioned Research Partners to conduct research into the role of learning and development for family carers of a child or young person with a learning disability and/or autism, and the impact of that learning and development…..

Impacting on You – February 2019

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