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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.

31 August deadline for 30 hours funded childcare

If you’re a working parent and have a 3 or 4-year-old child, and your income has changed, you could still be eligible for 30 hours of early learning and childcare per week from September.

Preparing for Adulthood update

Adult Social Care Community teams are now able to take over the management of transitions to Adult Social Care, so the Preparing for Adulthood team is returning to early preparation work with young people and their families.

What Settings need to consider in September 2020

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

Return to school in September

School attendance will again be mandatory from the beginning of the new academic year. Read the latest guidance on what you need to know about the return in the autumn term.