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    23 October 2020

    SEND Transformation Project

    Devon County Council, Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partner organisations are committed to ensuring that every child with a special educational need or disability (SEND) has the best start in life and the opportunity to thrive. That’s why we’re currently working together to transform the experience of children and young people with SEND and their families.

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    7 September 2020

    Disabled Children’s Service launch new e-bulletin

    Subscribers will receive regular updates about the latest news, information and opportunities available through the service.

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    18 August 2020

    Small Grants Scheme for disabled children

    We are inviting SEND providers to apply to our Small Grants Scheme. The scheme provides funding of up to £5,000.

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    3 August 2020

    Champions for Change virtual time capsule competition

    Champions for Change are staging a virtual time capsule competition, and they want to hear your voice!

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    31 July 2020

    Returning to school in September – information from DiAS

    DiAS have recently published new information to answer some of the questions that parents have been asking about returning to school.

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    27 July 2020

    31 August deadline for 30 hours funded childcare

    If you’re a working parent and have a 3 or 4-year-old child, and your income has changed, you could still be eligible for 30 hours of early learning and childcare per week from September.

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    21 July 2020

    Preparing for Adulthood update

    Adult Social Care Community teams are now able to take over the management of transitions to Adult Social Care, so the Preparing for Adulthood team is returning to early preparation work with young people and their families.

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    20 July 2020

    What Settings need to consider in September 2020

    This guide aims to support schools / colleges in the planning for SEND learners as they transition back into school / college following the COVID 19 pandemic.

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    10 July 2020

    Summer holiday provision and other childcare

    It’s been confirmed that out-of-school provision for children will be able to operate this summer. So you can now find out which schemes are intending to open during the holidays.