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National and Local Contacts

  • Autism East Midlands

New family support hub in Kirkby in Ashfield, see for further details.


  • Nottinghamshire County Council


  • Ask Us ( previously Parent Partnership)

Advice for families with a child with a disability or special educational need.

Confidential and impartial information, advice and support on special educational needs and disability matters for parents/carers of children/young people with SEND and for the children/young people themselves.  you can call our telephone helpline, open daily on weekdays (see our website for details).  We provide information about special needs and disability issues across education, health and social care relevant to children/young people aged 0-25 years. Face to face support can be arranged if appropriate eg help with completing certain forms, writing letters, attending school meetings.


  • National Autistic Society

We are the UK's leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. Since 1962, we have been providing support, guidance and advice, as well as campaigning for improved rights, services and opportunities to help create a society that works for autistic people.


  • Iris Project.

If you go on the above website you can sign up or download the Ask Us magazine. It offers lots of information, advice and support to parents/carers of children and young people with disabilities based in Nottinghamshire.



A world which recognises, understands and values people with autism, and where they and their families receive the services and support they need throughout their lives.


Offering a full range of seatbelts and harnesses for children and adults with special needs.


Full range of product solutions for children and young adults with special needs. Reasonable prices.


Dedicated to the supply of high quality products and a high quality of service for everyone concerned with Children and Young Adults with Special Needs.


Online presence for the book 'Raising a Sensory Smart Child', containing additional resources about sensory integration disorder.


Meru designs and manufactures specialised equipment for children and young people with disabilities.