Welcome to Devon's SEND Pathfinder website

SEN & Disability Reforms: Q&A

April 4th, 2014

The ‘Top Ten’ FAQ’s from the 0-25 Education & Learning Team have now been added to our Frequently Asked Questions page.

SQW short thematic studies on EHCPs and key working

February 5th, 2014

SQW have produced two thematic report, each based on in-depth interviews undertaken in five of the twenty pathfinders.  The two reports cover:

  • Key working and workforce development
  • The Education, Health and Care planning pathway for new entrants to the SEN system

SEND Newsletter

February 3rd, 2014

Here is the latest SEND Newsletter for January, including an update from Devon Parent Carers’ Voice, who have been heavily involved with the project from it’s inception and latest news on the Early Help Project.

Parent Information Events

January 20th, 2014

If you are a parent or carer of a child with SEND then this is your opportunity to find out how the changes will affect you. Devon Parent Partnership Services are holding events in the South during Janaury & February with events in Exeter, East & Mid Devon to follow in March.  To book your place visit the DPPS website.

SEND Pathfinder Training Dates - Eastern

December 20th, 2013

Training dates, to prepare frontline and operational staff in the Eastern Devon area for the implementation of the new SEND pathway are now available.  More information, course pre- reading material and details of how to book your place can be found on our Training page.

SEND Newsletter

December 18th, 2013

Here is the latest SEND Newsletter  updating you on our progress so far and other hot topics.  Details of training for the roll out in the East are also included.

SEND Pathfinder Information Packs

December 18th, 2013

The National Pathfinder Support Team have produced updated introductory information packs which draw together the key emerging principlas and case study learning from the pathfinder programme, covering the six principal themes:

  1. 0-25 Coordinated Assessment Process and EHC Plan
  2. Personal Budgets
  3. Local Offer
  4. Engagement and Participation
  5. Preparing for Adulthood

To read more visit http://www.sendpathfinder.co.uk/infopacks/

Draft SEN Code of Practice and Regulations - Consultation ends 9th December

December 3rd, 2013

The deadline to respond to the draft SEN Code of Practice and Regulations is 9th December 2013.  If you would like to comment on this, please visit  the consultation pages of their website.  Children and young people are also encouraged to comment using the consultation materials produced by CDC for 15 year olds and under and young people aged 16 to 25 years. 



New SEND changes – Parent Information Events

November 12th, 2013

If you are a parent or carer of a child with SEND then this is your opportunity to
find out how the changes will affect you. Devon Parent Partnership Services are holding events across Devon, in line with the roll out of the new process.  The first sessions are being held in the North during November and early December.  To book your place visit the DPPS website.

Devon Parent Carer Voice - East Event

November 11th, 2013

This joint event on 26th November with DCC/NHS & DPCV will consist of an insight in to e-safety and how can we keep our children and young people safe and in the afternoon hear about What’s Changing in Health and Social care.  There will be an opportunity for parent carers to share their thoughts and to ask questions.  You are welcome to attend for all or part of the day.

For further information or to book a place at this event please visit www.devonparentcarersvoice.org or contact DPCV Development Worker at developmentworker@dpcv.org.uk or phone 07794 233249.

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