You might like to check out (even join?) the Dorset Parent/Carer Council - making positive change for children and young people with disabilities.
The Dorset Parent-Carer Council aims to:
Provide a united voice by creating a forum for parents and carers views
Work in partnership with departments of Health, Education, Child and Family Services, the Voluntary Sector and all other children’s services providers
Gather information from parents and carers and highlight common issues
Work at national and local authority level representing the views of parents and carers on services for our children, young people and families
Meet regularly as a council
Keep parents informed on a regular basis
Recognise and value the diverse needs of individual families
Strive for the benefit of all children and young people with disabilities and their families, regardless of ethnicity, race, religion, background, gender, sexual orientation or any other disciminatory factor.
Working for the parents and carers of disabled children and young people in Dorset
“We need to make the opportunity for all parents' voices to be heard.
Through the formation of this Council we are starting that process.”
Are you aware of DCC-funded and supported activities for special needs' children at Purbeck Sports Centre (and other places) every Saturday from now until 27 th March (except 20th March)? Multi-sports 10.30 - 11.30; Swimming 11.45 -12.45. Call 01305 224670.