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We believe all children, young people and their families have the right to a positive educational and life experience.

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We actively work in partnership with parents, schools, our local authorities and other service providers.

Support from Ask Us Nottinghamshire

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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The IRIS Magazine

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 | April 2020

In this issue:


  • A Message From AskUs
  • Why Do Things Look Different?
  • 10 Quick Facts About The Local Offer
  • What Is Happening and Why?
  • Making The Most Of Time At Home
  • Keeping In Touch Remotely
  • Information and Helplines
  • Managing Mental and Physical Health
  • Educational Resources
  • Creating a Vision Board
  • Changes to the EHC Application Process
  • Short Story Competition
  • Sign Language Facts
  • All About: Rainbow Parent Carer Forum
  • What is The Graduated Response?
  • Charlotte’s Blog
  • Baby Animal Wordsearch
  • Get Involved with IRIS

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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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