The fSDC Parent Participation pilot 2016/17 project has been supported by Scottish Government, to develop the approach of parent carer forums.
Parents in West Lothian are developing their parent engagement forum to work with the local authority services to look at improving services for disabled children. Parents are supported by fSDC members Signpost and Contact a Family. Signpost bring administration support to the forum and Contact a Family provide parent participation advisors and associates to train parent members of the forum and the professionals of services to work collaboratively.
A report to Scottish Government will be submitted on the development and progress of the parent participation pilot in April 2017.