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11 May 2021

Devon County Council launches new strategy to support children and young people with SEND

Parents and carers of children and young people with SEND are being invited to join a virtual roadshow event to find out more about the new strategy.

6 April 2021

Vaccines for parent carers of clinically vulnerable children

If you are a parent carer of a clinically extremely vulnerable child or young person in Devon, you may be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination.

29 March 2021

Important changes to the Disabled Children’s Service Direct Payments policy

As Government restrictions ease, the flexibilities to the Direct Payment policy will end at midnight on Sunday 18th April 2021.

24 March 2021

Impact of coronavirus on speech and language development

The team have been working hard during the last year to raise awareness among about the importance of speech and language.

4 March 2021

NAPLIC annual conference 2021

This year’s National Association of Professionals concerned with Language Impairment in Children conference takes place on 8 May.

4 March 2021

Autism Progression Framework

A new Progression Framework from the Autism Education Trust has been announced, with a number of training opportunities available.

4 March 2021

News plans to boost support for Devon’s special needs children

A radical plan to bring Devon’s school improvement services and support for special needs children back in-house has been unveiled.

11 February 2021

A message from our new Chief Officer for Children’s Services

Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.

19 January 2021

Chief Officer for Children’s Services Update

Devon’s new Chief Officer for Children’s Services, Melissa Caslake, will start with the County Council on 1 February 2021.