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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.


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.