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  • Free meetings training for parents in East Devon

    • February 13, 2019
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    Tuesday 12th March 2019, 10.30am–12.30pm Old Heathcoat School Community Centre 81 King Street, Tiverton EX16 5JJ Our free interactive training session for parents is coming to east Devon! It’s hosted…

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  • Report published from the Ofsted and CQC SEND inspection in Devon

    • February 6, 2019
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    In December 2018, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted a joint inspection of Devon to judge the effectiveness of the area in implementing the disability and special educational…

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  • Meetings training for parents in South Devon

    • January 28, 2019
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    Wednesday 13th February, 10.30– 12.30 Bidwell Brook School, Shinner’s Bridge, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6JU Our free interactive training session for parents is coming to south Devon! It’s hosted by Bidwell…

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  • Could you volunteer for us?

    • January 16, 2019
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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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  • The DIAS website can now talk to you!

    • January 16, 2019
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    We’re delighted to announce that we’ve added speech, reading and translation support to our website with Browsealoud. We hope that it will help anyone who struggles to access and understand…

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  • Have your say about support for children with SEND in Devon

    • January 9, 2019
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    Make your views known in the Devon SEND Strategic Review 2018-19 Every year Devon County Council (DCC) reviews special educational needs and disability (SEND) support across the county to make…

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  • The Disability Network in Devon and free Max card

    • January 9, 2019
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    The Disability Network helps Devon County Council keep parents informed about available services in Devon. It gives parents and carers opportunities to be involved in consultations, and in designing services…

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  • New ‘How to’ guide to asking for an EHC needs assessment

    • January 8, 2019
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    Asking for an EHC needs assessment for your child or young person can feel like a challenge and lots of parents worry about what they should say and what information…

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  • Happy Christmas from the DIAS team

    • December 19, 2018
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    Wishing those of you who celebrate Christmas a very merry one, and a happy new year! The DIAS Office will be open this week and on Christmas Eve, when the…

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  • Christmas is around the corner!

    • December 5, 2018
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    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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