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DIASS provides independent information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

The information, advice and support service offered is free, confidential and impartial. It aims to support children and young people and parents by working together with schools and services to achieve positive outcomes.

You can contact the service by email: ias.service@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 533668. It's available five days a week from 9.30am to 3pm. Messages can be left outside those times.

It aims to accommodate reasonable requests to make contact outside these hours, if required. It responds to most of our enquiries by telephone or email but still provide face to face support when it is needed.

More support

It still does everything it did before, but now includes:

  • support for parents of young people with special educational needs and disability up the age of 25

  • providing information, advice and support directly to children and young people with special educational needs and disability up to the age of 25

  • providing information, advice and support on health and social care in relation to special educational provision.

For further information please contact Laura Gee on tel: 01629 533660.

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