Devon SEND Local Offer

What is the SEND Local Offer?


Devon’s SEND Local Offer is the provision of education, health and social care services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) from birth to 25.

Here you will find information about the services and how to access them.

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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



Events near you – search by area or activity

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News and updates

LATEST – 24/04/17 – The Disability Access Fund for 3 and 4 year olds

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Preparing for adulthood

Information and advice for young people aged 14-25

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Who to contact for advice and guidance

Who can I talk to about help and support?

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What is SEND?

Information about the four areas of SEND



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

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


How to access support, short breaks and direct payments

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

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Personal budgets

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