Three-year-old Evie Murphy, from Wembury near Plymouth, is half a pound in weight away from being too big for her regulation car seat. However, she has severe developmental delay so she can’t use a booster; an expensive special-needs car seat is her only option.
This equipment will cost £1,500 – and with no funding available locally, the family have turned to children’s disability...
The Dame Hannah Rogers School for Disabled in Ivybridge is being investigated by the police over concerns of safeguarding.
Ofsted temporarily suspended services, which will last at least until the 16th of September. The school’s trust said it followed a referral it made about the unit which is able to accommodate 40 students with both physical and learning difficulties.
Active Devon has been awarded a grant of £207,220 from Sport England to develop inclusive sporting opportunities for disabled people.
The Inclusive Sport programme is designed to increase the number of young people (aged 14 plus) and adults regularly playing sport as part of Sport England’s wider commitment to increasing regular sport participation by disabled people.