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SEND Support Hub Naming Survey

We have created a one question survey for you to share your ideas on a name for the new SEND Support Hub approach that would be meaningful to you.

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

We’re hosting an engagement session on Zoom on Tuesday 22 June, and we’d love for you to join and give your feedback about your experiences.

SEND Parent Carer Roadshow Survey

We shared our proposals and options with you during the last week’s roadshows and would like your feedback on them.

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

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

Free online course for professionals exploring the links between mental health and communication

‘Mind Your Words’ aims to improve understanding of children and young people who have both mental health needs (or social emotional and mental health needs) and Speech, Language and Communication Needs.

Champions for Change – April meeting update

Champions for Change is a group by young people with SEND for young people with SEND. Check out the latest update from the Champions’ April meeting.

Holiday activities and food programme across Devon

The Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme provides healthy food and enriching activities during the summer and Christmas holidays to children who receive benefits-related free school meals. It offers valuable support to families on lower incomes, giving them the opportunity to access rewarding activities alongside healthy meals over the school holidays. This programme has now

Devon County Council launches new strategy to support children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Parents and carers of children and young people with SEND are being invited to join a virtual roadshow event to find out more about the new strategy.

Let’s Get Chatting campaign launches across Devon

A new campaign focusing on the importance of speech, language and communication in children from antenatal to five years old has launched this week.

The Big Ask: national consultation with children and young people

The survey from the Children’s Commissioner for England will be live from 19 April until May 19 and asks young people across the country to set out their priorities for improving childhood post-COVID.