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15 July 2021

Supporting Children and Young People with Developmental Language Disorder

Did you know that Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) affects at least 7.5% of all children and young people in the UK? That’s two children in every average class of 30.

15 July 2021

Speaking up for the Covid generation

A report by I CAN has identified that 1.5 million children across the UK are at risk of being left behind with their speaking and understanding as a result of Covid-19.

29 June 2021

Free online course exploring the links between mental health and communication

‘Mind Your Words’ aims to improve understanding of children and young people who have both mental health needs (or social emotional and mental health needs) and Speech, Language and Communication Needs.

29 June 2021

SEND Roadshows – what you told us

Here’s the feedback you gave us following our roadshow events about the new SEND strategy and suggested SEND delivery proposals.

26 May 2021

We would like to hear your experiences of receiving equipment for children and young people with SEND

We’re hosting an engagement session on Zoom on Tuesday 22 June, and we’d love for you to join and give your feedback.

25 May 2021

SEND Parent Carer Roadshow Survey

We shared our proposals and options with you during the last week’s roadshows and would like your feedback on them.

18 May 2021

Small Grants Scheme 2021-22 for young people with SEND

We’re inviting SEND providers to apply to our Small Grants Scheme, which provides funding of up to £5,000.

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.