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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
    • Posted in:News

    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
    • Posted in:News

    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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  • Devon SEND Ofsted and CQC inspection takes place next week – have your say

    • December 4, 2018
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    From 10th December to 14th December 2018, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will carry out jointly an inspection of Devon County Council. The inspection will evaluate how effectively…

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  • Listen hear and understand – young people say why their voice needs to be heard!

    • November 21, 2018
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    Devon’s children and young people’s participation group, Champions for Change, have launched a new film called Listen Hear and Understand. Aimed at children and young people, as well as professionals…

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  • Meetings training for parents in North Devon

    • November 13, 2018
    • Posted in:News

    Our free interactive training session for parents is coming to north Devon! It’s hosted by North Devon Forum for Autistic Spectrum Conditions and ADHD but it’s open to any parent…

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