A local voice for parent carers of children with SEND

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Families and Carers Together – Buckinghamshire’s Parent Carer Forum. We are an independent group of parent carers and professionals who meet to discuss real issues that affect children and young people (0-25 years) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Buckinghamshire. The forum aims to participate and co-produce better outcomes for children and young people with SEND and their families.

What Is A ParentCarer Forum

What is a Parent Carer Forum?

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Get Involved

What Do We Do

What do we do?



FACT Bucks News

Child to Adult transitions report

17th June, 2024|

The Healthwatch/FACT Bucks report on transitions from child to adult health services has been published and is available here. Its recommendations include clearer information for families; better communication of decisions to transfer or discharge; promotion of health/hospital passports; and better support for young people with mental health issues. A focus group of parents interested in PfA is currently being formed a FACT. Please let us know if you are interested in joining by emailing...

Co-production Charter

23rd May, 2024|

Following on from Fact's Co-production training for SENDIAS, here is the link to the Co-production charter by Buckinghamshire Council. SEND co-production charter | Family Information Service (buckinghamshire.gov.uk)

2024 SEND survey

14th May, 2024|

Our annual parents and carers survey results are in. The aim of the survey is to capture the overall opinions and experience of families with children with special educational needs in the county. Only 14% of respondents feel that the SEN support plan is enough to meet their child’s needs, with approximately the same number saying that it is not helpful at all, leaving 70% saying that their SEN plan is partially meets need...

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