Devon SEND Local Offer

What is the SEND Local Offer?

Devon’s SEND Local Offer is the education, health and social care services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) from birth to 25. We also have links to the SEND Local Offers from neighbouring authorities.

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SEND strategySEND planfeedback report
SEND StrategySEND Implementation PlanHelp us to improve Children and Young People’s Services


SEN support in early years, schools and college – includes Transport


Specialist clinics, support and advice for children and young people with medical needs


How to access support, short breaks and direct payments

Who to contact for advice and guidance

Who can I talk to about help and support?

We are listening

Comments, compliments and complaints and our responses to feedback

Education, health and care (EHC) plans

The statutory process explained, including transfers and reviews

Practitioner support

Forms, guidance and information about statutory processes aimed at workers

News and updates

LATEST – 03/01/18 – Portage Consultation

Preparing for adulthood

Information and advice for young people aged 14-25

What is SEND?

Information about the four areas of SEND

Early help

Early help describes the range of support that can be offered in response to the emerging needs of children, young people and families

Personal budgets

Giving individuals and families greater choice about the services that best meet the assessed needs