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Small grants scheme for disabled children

If you’re a provider of a service for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities, we are inviting applications to our small grants scheme for financial support so that activities can run over the summer holiday.


New face covering journey assistance cards

Stagecoach is encouraging passengers who are unable to wear a face covering on the bus due to a health condition or a disability to apply for new journey assistance cards.


EHCP Reviews using the EHC Hub

Devon’s EHC Hub is now being used by a wide range of settings to plan in Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) for the autumn term. We have published guidance to support settings, parents, carers and professionals.


Advice on dealing with anxiety when returning to school

Resources are available to help parents deal with any potential feelings of apprehension and anxiety that children may experience on returning to school. 


Free course available for parents of children with challenging behaviour

A free online course is soon to be available for parents of children with challenging behaviour. Register your interest now.


Using the EHC Hub to complete EHCP Reviews

The EHC Hub can now be used to plan for ECHP Reviews due to take place in the autumn term.


Free online courses for parents

Devon Local Maternity System have purchased a multi-user licence for four Solihull Approach online courses, for all parents and parents-to-be.


Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND

Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND, from Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families 30 May 2020  To all children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and others who support them I would like to express my sincere thanks


Preparing for Adulthood during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

We know this is a difficult and worrying time, and so the Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) team wanted to provide young people and their families with an update on the activity of the team through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This way, we hope to be as clear as possible about what you can expect from


Supporting SEND Learners returning to education

The below Toolkit aims to support schools/colleges in the planning for SEND learners as they transition back into
school/college following the COVID 19 pandemic