News

We publish a termly newsletter, which you can subscribe to here.


  • Volunteer opportunities and training, Autumn 2018

    • September 7, 2018
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    DIAS has a team of dedicated volunteers from across Devon who use their skills and experience to give support in all sorts of ways. We’re always on the look out…

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  • New meetings training for parents, Exeter

    • September 6, 2018
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    Friday 14th September 2018 10.00– 12.00 Exeter Steiner Academy Cowley Bridge Road, EX4 5AD If you have a child or young person with special educational needs or a disability, and…

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  • Getting your child’s voice heard!

    • July 31, 2018
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    New DIAS information aims to help parents and carers support their children to express their views, and to get those views into the heart of any discussions. Aimed at supporting…

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  • DIAS launches new termly newsletter

    • July 25, 2018
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    This month saw the launch of a new format DIAS newsletter, aimed at parents and carers. The newsletter is published once a term and features the latest news and events…

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  • Changes to EHC plan appeals

    • July 10, 2018
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    A new DIAS factsheet about recent changes to appeals for Education Health and Care (EHC) plans has been published this week. Aimed at parents and carers, the factsheet looks at…

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  • The Independent Support Programme

    • June 28, 2018
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    Over the last few years lots of parents and carers in Devon have had their child or young person’s statement transferred to an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. Many…

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  • Cut through the jargon!

    • June 7, 2018
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    If you’ve ever wanted to know the difference between EHC and EHE,  got your SENs mixed up with your SLTs or even found you’ve got a NEET or an EWO…

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  • SEND Parent Information Events in Holsworthy, Braunton and Ivybridge

    • June 7, 2018
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    DIAS and Devon’s SEND Local Offer are running three parent information events across Devon in the summer and autumn term. The events are information sessions for parents and carers, where you can find…

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  • New DIAS Guide to elective home education

    • April 20, 2018
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    DIAS supports a number of parents and carers who home educate their children, or are thinking about it for all kinds of reasons. Elective home education has been a bit of a…

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  • DIAS Spring 2018 newsletter

    • March 7, 2018
    • Posted in:News

    Our termly round up of all the latest news and events from DIAS, including: changes to right of appeal at SEND Tribunal to cover health and social care the end…

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