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Coronavirus vaccinations for parent carers of clinically extremely vulnerable children in Devon

If you are a parent carer of a clinically extremely vulnerable child or young person in Devon, you may be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination.


Champions for Change – March 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’ March meeting.


Important changes to the Disabled Children’s Service Direct Payment policy

As Government restrictions ease and with the vast majority of community short breaks provision now running, we have decided that the flexibilities to the Direct Payment policy will end at midnight on Sunday 18th April 2021.


Free informal SLCN workshop for parents and carers

The event is taking place on Monday 22 March and will consider the links between behaviour and speech, language and communication needs.


Returning to school and college on 8 March

Support and guidance to help with the return to school and college next week.


National consultation with children and young people with SEND

The National Children’s Bureau is currently doing a national consultation to hear from children and young people with SEND, and the Champions for Change will be attending as part of the SEND voice.


NAPLIC conference 2021

This year’s National Association of Professionals concerned with Language Impairment in Children conference will take place on 8 May 2021.


Autism Progression Framework

A new Progression Framework from the Autism Education Trust has been announced, and a number of associated training opportunities are available.


Ambitious plans to boost support for Devon’s special needs children

A radical plan to bring Devon’s school improvement services and support for special needs children back in-house has been unveiled.


Champions for Change – January 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’ January meeting.