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If you’re under the age of 25, have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and live anywhere
in Nottinghamshire, we’re here to help you.  We want you to be involved in the conversation!

What we do: 

  • Support around education, health and social care issues 
  • Free information, advice and support 
  • Confidentiality. Our discussions can be private, we won’t talk to anyone about you unless you say
    it’s OK or we think you might be in danger 
  • Fairness. We won’t tell you what to do or take sides. We’ll support you to make your own choices 

We can offer: 

  • Telephone advice 
  • Face to face support at drop in sessions 
  • Support at school meetings to discuss your specific needs 
  • Support with Education, Health and Social Care Needs Assessment (EHC Plan applications) 
  • Signposting to specialist services 
  • Help talking to your parents or teachers about your needs

How to contact us:

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SEND Reforms

There have been changes to the way disabled children and young people, and those with special educational needs (SEN), get the support they need.

SEN Support in Education

The SEND Graduated Response is a tool for schools and colleges to help ensure children and young people with Special Educational Needs reach their full potential.

Physical and Mental Health

Information and advice about physical and mental health in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Preparing for Adulthood

Living independently means having the right support to do things when and how you want, leading to greater choice and control in directing your own life.

Entertainment, Hobbies and Interests

Music, TV, films, sports... We want to talk about your interests and hobbies. If there's something missing, let us know!


Resources to help with changing schools or moving from children's healthcare to adult healthcare

LGBTQ Resources

Some useful resources and services for young LGBTQ people.

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AskUs Nottinghamshire’s Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation

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