All posts by Sarah Smith

Ambassador volunteer project gets off to a great start!

  • Post Date: Dec 03 2019
Your voice matters

DiAS and DPCV (Devon Parent Carer Voice) are working together on a new ambassador volunteer project. It aims to help parents and carers get their voices heard, inform themselves and…

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Top tips and ideas for Christmas

  • Post Date: Dec 03 2019

Christmas is around the corner, and although it’s the season to be jolly, in reality many children with special educational needs can find it tricky. With just a few weeks…

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Better Outcomes meetings training for parents comes to Newton Abbot

  • Post Date: Nov 29 2019

Our free meetings training is running in Newton Abbot in January – book your place now! Feedback from parents who have been on this course is always really positive. It…

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Ambassador Volunteer Induction Training

  • Post Date: Nov 11 2019

Are you a parent, carer and/or professional interested in championing change and influencing policy for children and young people with SEND? The aim of this training is to prepare volunteers…

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Can you help to improve Devon’s SEND information on the Local Offer website?

  • Post Date: Nov 08 2019

Devon County Council is improving the information available for parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). They would like to find out about your…

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A new way to contact us for information and support

  • Post Date: Oct 30 2019

This week we launched a new online contact form to make it easier to get directly in touch with us. The number of calls we get each month is on…

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New DiAS booklet about EHC needs assessment

  • Post Date: Oct 29 2019

Our booklet about EHC needs assessment features our new look! Available as an interactive PDF format, the booklet takes parents and carers step by step through the needs assessment process…

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Meetings training in Exeter this November

  • Post Date: Oct 15 2019

Our free training about meetings is running in Exeter in November – book your place now! Feedback from parents who have been on this course is always really positive. It…

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DiAS drop-in sessions in North Devon

  • Post Date: Oct 09 2019

If you’re in North Devon and looking for information and support about any SEND issue, you can now talk to Kate or Jane directly at our new bookable one to…

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Volunteer with us!

  • Post Date: Sep 11 2019

Want to make a difference? Need a new challenge? Join us at a free 2 day training course to find out how you can support others by volunteering with DIAS….

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