Special Needs Circle - East Midlands

Supporting families with children with special needs & disabilities
living in the East Midlands

Links to other Organisations

Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service for SEND 

Providing impartial advice for special educational needs and disability.

Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service (DIASS) is the new name for the Parent Partnership Service. DIASS provide independent information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), as well as their parents and carers. This includes Autism, Aspergers, ADHD, Dyslexia or any other special educational need.


We also support children, young people and parents affected by exclusion from school.


For contact details please follow the link below


https://derbyshireiass.co.uk/parents-carers/contact/default.asp


Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Parent Partnership Service 


supports parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities living in two local authority areas – you can contact us if you live in Nottingham City or anywhere within the county of Nottinghamshire. For more information follow the link below 


http://www.ppsnotts.org.uk/


Derby Special Educational Needs & Disability, Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS).  We provide free, legally based impartial, confidential and accessible information, advice and support for children, young people and parents/carers. SENDIASS gives advice on Special Educational Needs Disabilities (SEND), Health and Social Care. Your child does not need to have a formal diagnosis to receive our support.


http://www.derby.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools-and-colleges/sendiass/


What is the SEND Local Offer?


Derbyshire's Local Offer includes leisure and activity providers, health and care services, education providers and support groups.

The Local Offer simply aims to pull information about available services into one place and make it clear and accessible for you and your family.

For details please follow the link below


                                                                                                            http://www.derbyshiresendlocaloffer.org/



SENDIASS Leicester an independent service that offers free, confidential and impartial information, advice and support to parents and carers of young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) as well as young people themselves. For details please follow the link below


http://www.sendiassleicester.org.uk/

Derby's SEND Local Offer

A one stop search facility for anything SEND in Derby City from activities to childcare and much more. Please follow the link 


http://https://www.derby.gov.uk/education-and-learning/special-education-needs-disabilities/