To improve the life outcomes for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities, their parents, carers and families, particularly but not exclusively by:
a) the creation of a local parent/carer community that reduces isolation and strengthens the capacity of parents and carers to support their family;
b) the provision of opportunities for parents and carers to influence the decisions that affect their families and to contribute to developing services that meet the needs of their families by raising awareness of the issues faced by Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and their families;
c) the provision of information to inform and empower parents/carers about the services and issues that affect their families;
d) sharing experiences, knowledge and skills with other relevant organisations and individuals.