There are a variety of support services available in Southampton for parents/carers
The Rose Road Association is full of people working passionately to achieve our vision - a world where disability is not a barrier. We have been doing this since 1952 across Hampshire and surrounding areas, working with children and adults with complex and multiple disabilities and health needs and their families. We become a much needed extended family for many people and we do it with fun and professionalism.
We are a friendly group of parent carers who have children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged 0-25 years. We support and train parent carers to enable them to have input and be involved with shaping services alongside the professionals who provide health, education, adult and social services. Our shared mission is to improve and enhance the experiences and opportunities of children and young people with additional needs by enabling parents and carers to be heard and be at the heart of decisions about development and delivery of services in Southampton. The forum will represent the views of the collective community and not an individual voice. The role of the forum is not to advocate for individual families and will signpost to specialist services.