News

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


  • 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
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    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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  • New top tips information about getting your child’s views

    • March 7, 2018
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    DIAS has published two new resources to help parents and carers find out what their child thinks about school and how they want to be supported. Our Top Tips information…

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  • New easy read resources and factsheets for young people

    • February 28, 2018
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    DIAS has published five new factsheets designed especially for young people with SEN, including two that are Easy Read. The number of young people receiving support directly from DIAS is…

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  • Better outcomes from meetings training

    • February 13, 2018
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    Free DIAS training for parents and carers School and college meetings are a part of everyday life if your child has special educational needs or a disability. Good meetings give…

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  • Book now for our new SEND Parent Information Events!

    • December 21, 2017
    • Posted in:News

    DIAS and Devon’s SEND Local Offer are running a series of parent information events across Devon throughout the 2018 Spring term. The events are information sessions for parents and carers, where…

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