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22 July 2021

Head of Children’s Social Care recruited

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Lisa Bursill has been appointed to the role of Devon County Council’s Deputy Chief Officer for Children’s Services (Head of Children’s Social Care).

15 July 2021

NYAS launch surveys for big new campaign

In Autumn this year, National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) will be launching a flagship campaign focused on children’s belongings and moving home.

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.

15 July 2021

Ofsted focused visit report published

Devon’s vital children’s services have provided a well-coordinated and effective response to the challenges of COVID, according to Government inspectors.

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

Trading Standards urges renters to watch out for banned fees

The law on what landlords and letting agents can charge tenants when beginning, ending or changing their contracts has changed.

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.

11 June 2021

Devon Young Carers launch awareness-raising videos

To mark carers week 2021, Devon Young Carers have launched two new awareness-raising videos. 


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