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16 September 2021

Small Grants scheme

We are pleased to announce that the small grants scheme is now open and inviting applications.

15 September 2021

Help pick the name for our new SEND model

Devon County Council need your help to pick a name for the new multi-agency SEND model. 

7 September 2021

Devon’s Short Breaks project relaunches

Work to improve future short breaks for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities has started again – and the team want to know your thoughts!

7 September 2021

Free Speech, Language and Communication Needs webinar

ICAN and the Bell Foundation are hosting a free webinar to explore how professionals can support children and young people who have SLCN.

3 August 2021

New National Strategy for Autistic Children and Young People

The government issued the new national strategy for improving the lives of autistic people and their families and carers in England.

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.