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…..

A Guide to Making Conversations with Schools Count for Families

Impacting on You Newsletter: November 2018

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

Portsmouth SEND Strategy Review 2018

Last year, Portsmouth City Council conducted a SEND Strategy review. You can view the full document here. For the past 2 weeks, we have published the main findings in bite size statements. Thank you to Pippa Cook and Liz Robinson…..

Portsmouth Disability Forum – Keeping Families Informed

    Keeping Families Informed Portsmouth Disability Forum has just launched an additional feature to its website – Our new SEN tab will now take you to The SEN Advice Centre which provides you, the parent, with information and support…..