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20 July 2021

Speaking up for the Covid generation

A report by I CAN has identified that 1.5 million children across the UK are at risk of being left behind with their speaking and understanding as a result of Covid-19.

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20 July 2021

Supporting Children and Young People with Developmental Language Disorder

Did you know that Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) affects at least 7.5% of all children and young people in the UK? That’s two children in every average class of 30.

29 June 2021

SEND Roadshows – what you told us

Feedback from the SEND Roadshows for the new SEND strategy and suggested SEND Delivery proposals.

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29 June 2021

SEND Strategic Review – capital funding 2021-22

Capital funding plans for funding improvements to SEND provision in schools and High Needs Capital Allocations plans have been published.

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22 June 2021

Champions for Change – May meeting update

Champions for Change is a group by young people with SEND for young people with SEND. Learn more about what we’ve been up to in May and how you can get involved!

7 June 2021

SEND Support Hub Naming Survey

Virtual roadshows were held to introduce the new Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) strategy and the new SEND Support Hub Approach. Have you got a name for the Support Hub?

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26 May 2021

We would like to hear your experiences of receiving equipment for children and young people with SEND

Share your experiences of equipment that has been prescribed for your child.

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19 May 2021

Small Grants Scheme 2021-22 for children and young people with SEND

Organisations can apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to support children and young people (0-18) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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14 May 2021

Holiday activities and food programme across Devon

The Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme provides healthy food and enriching activities during the school holidays to children whose family is on a lower income, giving them the opportunity to access rewarding activities alongside healthy meals.