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Survey Request “Parents whose children go to special schools” – Exeter University

Dear All We have been asked to re-post this survey if you haven't already seen it; "I am carrying out some research regarding the stories of parents whose children go to special schools, specifically your experience of choosing specialist provision for your child. The study is being conducted through the University...

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DIAS Now running "Drop-in" sessions in North Devon 24th October 2019 and 6th November 2019 - email jane.pope@devon.gov.uk or kate.boyd@devon.gov.uk  

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Welcoming a New Team Member

“I am excited to be working within DIAS and the DPCV network. My role is to meet parents, carers and professionals who are interested in championing change and influencing policy for children and young people with SEND. I aim to recruit volunteers who would like to be a link in...

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Unregistered and unregulated provision – what’s the difference?

Today’s report from the Howard League for Penal Reform raises some important issues about the care system and children’s homes. One area of concern is provision for children that is not regulated by Ofsted, and the safety of the children who use it. I’m often asked about unregistered and unregulated provision....

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