Portsmouth Parent Voice

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

Co-production

PPV offer the opportunity for parent carers to work in co-production to improve local services.

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 – April 2020

Click on the Easter Eggs to read the April Newsletter

Newsflash: Covid-19 Update from The Council for Disabled Children

The Council for Disabled Children (CDC), following the Minister’s request, has launched two new email inboxes aimed to answer questions, collate resources and share information on Coronavirus and the impact on children and young people with Special Educational Needs and…..

Natalie’s Blog Part 4

Hello All, Well the coronavirus has completely turned our worlds upside down and inside out and any future plans are now changing. I am currently working from home, my hours are spread out throughout the day and evening so I…..

Important changes to the Short Breaks Prepaid Card – Extended Closing Date

Dear Parent/Carer, Following Government advice around Coronavirus, which includes minimising social contact to help prevent the spread of the virus, Portsmouth City Council is focusing on ensuring essential services continue to run.  There will therefore be a delay in the…..

Open Letter to Children and Young People with SEND, Their Parents, Families and Others Who Support Them – From Vicky Ford MP

School Closure Resources

Resources to support parent carers during school closures will be put on the Local Offer website soon, but in the meantime, you may find the attached document useful, which was put together by a Principal EP in Wiltshire. Please click…..

PPV React to Covid-19

As from today (17th March 2020), PPV have followed the appropriate advice and made the decision to WORK FROM HOME ONLY as a response to the recent Covid-19 outbreak, and following confirmed cases within the Portsmouth area. All events will be…..

Impacting on You Newsletter – February 2020

Click on the Valentine’s heart to read the February Newsletter

Natalie’s Blog Part 3

Hello everyone,  Wow,  is it really February already? It feels like we’ve just had Christmas, now we have romance in the air and Easter eggs on the shelves.  So with everything moving at a incredible pace I decided to focus…..

Developing the Portsmouth Travel Assistance Offer

This month we will be starting our annual review of the way in which we provide travel assistance to children and young people with SEND to enable them to get to school or college.  This is an important area, and…..