Imagine a world of silence…

I CAN has launched the Sponsored Silence – a fun new way for primary school children to learn what life is like for children who struggle to communicate. This educational activity complete with curriculum-linked lesson plans, has been created by I CAN’s Specialist teachers to help build good speaking and listening skills.

This June, the Hello campaign is asking people to imagine life for the one million children who struggle to communicate. A new film ‘One in a Million’ has been created to highlight the challenges experienced by these children. By taking part in I CAN’s Sponsored Silence, a child appreciated how important it is to talk and be understood:

It was really hard not talking for a whole hour. I had to ask for a new pencil by pointing and acting,” said six-year-old Natalia Forato.

Find out more about the Sponsored Silence

Find out about Hello activities this June and watch ‘One in a Million’