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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.

15 January 2021

New DiAS resources for SEND families

DiAS have published updated resources and information for parents about school and education during this lockdown.

15 January 2021

New YouTube channel for pre-school children

With TailfeatherTV, children can explore and engage with fun topics through dance, singing, signing, learning, and playing.

7 January 2021

New Speech Language and Communication Needs training event

A new SLCN awareness training event for staff working with children and young people in education settings is taking place on 3 February.

7 January 2021

Autism training course for school leaders

An autism training course providing practical support and resources for school leaders is starting this January.

11 December 2020

Disabled Children’s Service direct payments review

We are currently undertaking a review of our direct payments system to ensure a fairer system for all. Please read this important information about payments via Devon Card accounts.

9 December 2020

SEND Strategy video for children and young people for feedback

If you’re a young person with SEND, or a family member of someone with SEND, we’d love to hear from you about the draft version of our new SEND strategy.