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Support for people and businesses

If you know someone who is worrying about money and how to pay for basic household essentials, please encourage them to apply for extra assistance through funding that we have made available via District Council’s hardship funds.

Disabled Children’s Service launch new Parent Carer Needs Assessment

The new assessment is for the parent carers of children who meet the eligibility criteria of the service.

Champions for Change update – new members wanted!

If you or anyone you know is interested in joining a group run for young people with SEND by young people with SEND, please get in touch!

SEND Strategy 2021-2024 Survey

We are developing a new vision for the SEND service and would love to hear your views on what this should look like.

SEND Transformation Project

Devon County Council, Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and partner organisations are committed to ensuring that every child with a special educational need or disability (SEND) has the best start in life and the opportunity to thrive. That’s why we’re currently working together to transform the experience of children and young people with SEND and their families.

Devon’s EHC (Education, Health and Care) Hub

Following feedback from parents, carers, professionals, children and young people the way Devon reviews EHC (Education, Health and Care) plans has been improved.
Most reviews will now take place through Devon’s online EHC Hub

Disabled Children’s Service launch new e-bulletin

Subscribers will receive regular updates about the latest news, information and opportunities available through the service.

Small Grants Scheme for disabled children

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

Champions for Change virtual time capsule competition

Champions for Change are staging a virtual time capsule competition, and they want to hear your voice!

Returning to school in September – information from DiAS

DiAS have recently published new information to answer some of the questions that parents have been asking about returning to school.