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Ask Us Nottinghamshire can offer support around education issues to SEND young people aged 16-25 and parents of younger children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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IRIS is a one-stop shop offering information, advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities based in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

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IRIS Magazine | January 2023

In this issue:


  • New Year, New Career for Parents
  • Activities in Nottinghamshire for February half-term
  • Your Guide to Finding Your First Job or Apprenticeship
  • Breaking down barriers for apprentices with SEND
  • The benefits of being a SEND apprentice
  • Dominic’s Apprenticeship Story

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IASS video for Children and Young People - what they are/how they can help?

A short video looking at what IAS services are, what they can do, and how they can help.

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