The National Sensory Impairment Partnership (NatSIP) is a unique national partnership of professionals and voluntary organisations, who work with children and young people with sensory impairment (SI) and their families. The agreed purposes of NatSIP are:
- To improve educational outcomes for children and young people with SI.
- To help children with SI achieve more.
- To promote a national model for the benchmarking of clear progress and impact criteria for children and young people who have SI.
- To support a well-trained SI workforce, responsive to the Government agenda for education.
- To advise the Department for Education and other national agencies on the education of children and young people with SI.
- To promote collaboration between services, schools, professional bodies and voluntary bodies working with children and young people who have SI.
- To promote collaborative working between education, health and social care professionals in the interest of children and young people who have SI.