The Disability Access Fund (DAF)

From April 2017, the government has introduced a new funding measure for early years providers, the Disability Access Fund (DAF), to support children with disabilities or SEN.  The DAF aids access to early years places by, for example, supporting providers in making reasonable adjustments to their settings and/or helping with building capacity (be that for the child in question or for


New Events Calendar for Easter

Parent carers have been asking for information about events in their area. This could be any activity that a child or young person with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities could attend. We have created a list of events which you can search by area or by activity. This resource is new; it is only as good


New website – Childcare Choices – Can I get help with my childcare costs?


Local Government Association (LGA) Peer Review

In November 2016, Devon had a peer review from the Local Government Association (LGA).  The Peer Review report is now available. The fundamental aim of the review was to help councils and their partners reflect on the provision in the local area for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities contained in The


DISC Plus spring 2017 newsletter


New Guidance: Understanding Children and Young People with Mathematical Difficulties

The purpose of this guidance is to outline Devon Local Authority’s approach to meeting the needs of children and young people with severe and persistent mathematical difficulties. It provides clarity on the use of the term ‘dyscalculia’ and aims to support schools in:  the early identification and assessment of children experiencing mathematical difficulties 


Early Help update – March 2017


SEND update – February 2017

SEND update – February 2017


Special Educational Needs (SEND) Strategy Consultation


Virgin Care Single Point of Access (SPA) Good Referral Guide