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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Schools, Education and SEND

During the coming weeks, we know that some schools and colleges are closing or partially closing, which will affect EHCP reviews and assessments that are due during this time

Thank you for working with us to improve Short Breaks in the future

We’ve been looking at all of your responses and feedback and have published a brief summary, including what the next steps are, on our website.

EHC Reviews using the EHC Hub

From the summer term SENDcos will be able to plan EHCP reviews due to take place in the Autumn term using the EHC Hub.

The new system for Education, Health and Care Assessments is now available

The system we use to manage Education, Health and Care Assessments is being improved.
The ‘EHC Hub’ is now available for new requests directly at

Places available on workshops in Totnes, Kingsbridge and Exeter

We’d like to send a BIG thank you to everyone who has been to one of our workshop events this month. Understanding the support you get now and how well its working and hearing your ideas about how things could be improved has been really valuable. There are only 3 dates left, so if you

Have you got 5 minutes to help improve our website?

We need volunteers to take part in some user research so we can check the changes we are planning to make to our website are the right ones. Sign up, we really value your input.

Improving SEND Personalised Budgets / Direct Payment Workshop

Don’t forget, it is being held at the 100 Club in Exeter on Wednesday 22nd January from 10am – 2pm.

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.