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SEND Local Area Inspection – December 2018

Information about Devon’s SEND inspection from the Care Quality Commission and Ofsted.


Information about the Champions for Change (young people’s group) film.

Improving Access to Communication Services and Support

A report about the Creative Conversation event on 17 October and what will happen next.

Alternative and Augmentive Communication (AAC) Information Session

A summary of a recent information event for parent carers of children and young people who use alternative communication methods alongside or instead of speech or writing.

Different Conversations Training – November 2018

Upcoming Different Conversations training dates – 28th and 29th November 2018.

Small Grants Scheme 2018-19

The DCC Small Grants fund is now open for applications for the final round of this financial year. The application form and guidance notes are available here – closing date 19th November.

SEND Local Offer- updated documents

The SEN 0-25 Team has responded to feedback from families and professionals and worked with them to create new documents about SEND.

Volunteers wanted for new Transition Pilot Project

We are looking for families of young people aged 17 or older with special educational needs and disabilities to volunteer to be part of a new project.

SEND Parent Information Events – Holsworthy, Braunton and Ivybridge

There are going to be three more SEND Parent Information Events at new locations across the county, to help parents understand how SEND support works in Devon.

Bringing Bercow 10 to life across the Devon STP

This is an article about the Access to Communication Services Reference group and its commitment to make change happen for children and young people with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).