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Communication Strategies for people on the Autistic Spectrum - Discovering Autism: an 'Apps and Autism' event

Join Tobii Dynavox and Chris Barson (Positive About Autism (TM) ) for a day’s workshop looking at developing communication strategies and the use of AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) in supporting…

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Parents carers have your say, time running out, deadline 21st October 2016

Parents carers have your say, time running out, deadline 21st October 2016
Calling parents, carers and young people!
If you are interested in improving special educational needs and disability se…

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New Exclusion Resources from IPSEA

IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Education Advice) has produced new Exclusion Support sheets.  The support sheets offer guidance on how to deal with different exclusions e.g. fixed term, permanent whether your…

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Give your views about GPs in Wolverhampton

GPs came out as one of the public's priorities at Healthwatch Wolverhampton's Public Engagement Event in June 2016 and also through the experiences shared with them throughout the year. They are &nbs…

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Aspirations, Hopes and Outcomes FREE workshop for parents and carers

Aspirations, Hopes and Outcomes was an event originally held on 15th October 2015.  It proved extremely popular and all the feedback we received was positive.  

Due to it's populari…

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Inspection looms โ€“ your chance to get involved!

The Information, Advice and Support Service would welcome your support with the following. 

We recently told you about the forthcoming area inspections that will examine how well local areas are embedding…

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Wolverhampton Information, Advice & Support Service

iass-homepage-imageImpartial information, advice and support on matters relating to a child or young person’s special educational needs or disability from birth to 25 years.



We offer information, advice and support about:


  • Education, health and social care matters and relevant law
  • Support available in schools, early years and post 16 settings
  • Funding arrangements
  • How needs are identified and met
  • Disagreements and moving forward

Our team can offer individual support which may include:

  • Support at and preparing for meetings
  • Help to understand and complete processes and procedures
  • Help to participate in discussions and decision making
  • Liaising with services and organisations
  • Looking at positive outcomes