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The latest SEND-related articles and activities in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Future Impact- Ryan’s Story

10th April 2019

A first-hand account of the effect the Future Impact project can have on young people

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IRIS Team Update: Why do we have a new website?

09th April 2019

You might have noticed that things have been changing recently, We know that change can be uncomfortable, so we’ve…

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Autism East Midlands opens new Respite and Holiday Lets Service in Ravenshead

01st April 2019

Opened in 1994 by Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal, the Ravenshead site was originally part of Sutherland…

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These websites provide a wide variety of information about events and services, and the local offer contained within them are specifically there for you and your family.

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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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