To create, develop and sustain a parent forum on the Isle of Wight representing parents and carers of children with SEN and/or disabilities that will :
Champion our children’s access to opportunities that help them to thrive and reach their full potential, and
Work with providers (e.g. Local Authority) and other organisations to raise standards and improve support and services for our children and their families.
To help shape and improve existing services and participate in the planning of new and future initiatives for children and young people with SEN and/or disabilities.
To promote parent participation in the planning and delivery of services.
To build the skills and knowledge base of the parents/carers so that they can
confidently raise awareness of our children’s needs and promote recognition of the role of parents.
To be representative and gather the views of other parents and carers on the Isle of Wight and to secure the support of all the objectives above.