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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.

Navigate – Emotional Support for Parents from Scope

Navigate is a national mentoring service that provides emotional support for parents of disabled children. The charity Scope runs the service.

The Devon Card

Information about replacement cards for families who have a Devon Card that is due to expire.

Small Grants Scheme for Disabled Children 2019

Small Grants Scheme applications now open – deadline 28th June. The scheme aims to increase the number of activities and resources that children and young people (0-18) with additional needs/disability and their families can access across Devon.

SEND Strategic Review – capital funding 2019-20

Information about Devon’s SEND Strategic Review and the 2019-20 capital investment plans.

Devon Inclusion Toolkit

We are very pleased to announce the launch of The ‘No Need to Exclude’ Toolkit to support staff in reducing exclusions.

Resources for Children and Young People with Learning Disabilities from the NSPCC

The NSPCC, in partnership with Elanor Stannage and Connecting Youth Culture, have developed a series of films and supporting resources to help young people with learning disabilities learn about relationships and staying safe. ‘Love. Life.’, aimed at 11- to 25-year-olds, enables adults to start conversations with young people about: feelings, privacy and boundaries, friendships, different kinds of love and online safety.

New provider for children’s community health services

An alliance of local NHS providers was successful in its bid to provide community health services for children, young people and their families across Devon.

SEND Written Statement of Action

How you can contribute to Devon’s SEND Written Statement of Action.