Improving Devon’s SEND information

Devon County Council is improving its information for parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We’d like to find out about your use of the Devon SEND Local Offer website – please complete our online survey.

Short Breaks Co-design 2019

Devon County Council is inviting your feedback to co-design services and support that really works for disabled children, young people and their families. We want to hear your views so we can shape Devon County Council Short Breaks offer together.

Small Grants Scheme for Disabled Children 2019 – second round

The second round of funding for the Small Grants Scheme is now open for applications. The deadline is 11th November. The scheme aims to increase the number of activities and resources that children and young people (0-18) with SEND and their families can access across Devon.

Devon CCG given ‘green star’ for engagement

NHS England have published ratings for every CCG in England on how effectively they manage engagement with patients and the public.

New investment in autism services will reduce waiting times in Devon

Increased investment in autism services for both adults and children in Devon has been secured.

Improving Access to Communication Services and Support Project (IACSS)

Information about the project to provide a more accessible, responsive and joined up approach for Children and Young People (CYPs) with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).

Ofsted approval for Devon’s SEND Written Statement of Action

Partners from across Devon in Education, Health and Social Care would like to thank everyone involved in developing Devon’s SEND Written Statement of Action in response to the Local Area Inspection. The Written Statement of Action has now been approved by Ofsted.

Improving Continence in Children and Young People with Neurodisability

Information about a major new research study, which aims to find out what works to support children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities and their families to manage toileting.

Champions for Change Fun Day – 28th September 2019

Register to attend Devon’s Champions for Change Fun Day on 28th September.

Pathways – support for young people with complex health needs

Transferring young people with complex needs from a Consultant Paediatrician to a Consultant Adult Physician at RD&E Hospital Exeter.