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North Devon Forum for Autistic Spectrum Conditions and ADHD

Children & Family Health Devon


  • Specialist School Nurses
  • Autism Spectrum Assessment Service
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS)
  • Children in Care Service
  • Community Children's Nursing Service
  • Devon’s Family Information Service for Children with Additional Needs (SIGNPOSTplus)
  • Devon Early Years Complex Needs Service
  • Learning Disability Team
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Rehabilitation Officers for Visually Impaired Children (ROVIC)
  • Social Services – Children with Additional Needs
  • Specialist Children’s Assessment Centres (SCAC)
  • Speech and Language Therapy

Springfield Court, Fishleigh Road, Roundswell Business Park, Barnstaple EX31 3UD

Tel: 01271 384000

For referrals

Tel: 0330 024 5321

Children & Family Health Devon

Devon Information Advice and Support (DIAS)

A dedicated team offering legally-based and easily accessible information and advice about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We support parents, carers, children and young people with SEND and our service is impartial and confidential.

Tel: 01392 383080


Devon Parent Carers' Voice (DPCV)

DPCV is a forum to help parent carers have a say in improving services around children with additional needs. We offer free events, consultations and information about the issues affecting your family.

Tel: 07794 233249


Devon Carers

An information, advice and support service for carers and young carers.

Tel: 03456 434 435

Devon Carers

Devon's SEND Local Offer (Devon County Council)

What you can expect to be available for children and young people with SEND in Devon across education, health and social care services.

Devon's SEND Local Offer

ADHD Foundation

The ADHD Foundation, in partnership with individuals, families, doctors, teachers and other agencies, works to: Build a positive foundation for life; Improve life chances through better understanding and management of ADHD; Raise awareness and understanding of ADHD; Change the negative perception of ADHD into positive; Bring about positive change and inclusion within policy and practice; Support schools, GPs, Youth Justice services and other professionals who work with people living with ADHD; Support achievement, educational attainment, mental health and employability; Work in partnership with those living with ADHD, and enabling them understand and manage ADHD

Tel: 0151 237 2661

ADHD Foundation

Devon Adult Autism and ADHD Service (DAANA)

Provides initial diagnosis and assessment for adults in Devon who have not previously been diagnosed and whose symptoms are consistent with an Autism Spectrum Condition or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Tel: 01392 674250


National Autistic Society (NAS)

The UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families.

Tel: 0808 800 4104



The National Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service. Provides people-friendly information and resources about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to anyone who needs assistance - parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals.

Tel: 020 8952 2800



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