Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2011’

“Why doesn’t he answer me…….?” Are you worried about a child in your class?

The new term is well and truly underway, and things will probably have started to settle down a little by now. Children are finding their feet and you probably feel like you are starting to get to know everyone.  However, sometimes things don’t quite go as smoothly as we would like. Is there a child in your class or setting …

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Chatterbox Challenge is back!

I CAN’s annual sing-along fundraiser for 0-5 year olds is back and set to take place between 1-7 February 2012. Nurseries, children’s groups and childminders can have fantastic fun and develop their communication skills by singing songs and rhymes to raise money for children who struggle with their speech and language. With an exciting summer 2012 ahead, this year’s Chatterbox …

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This week is Parent’s Week

As a speech and language therapist who helps families through I CAN’s enquiry service, one of the questions I get asked the most is “is there anything I can do to help my child?”  My answer is always “of course, there is so much you can do” because we know that parents are in a unique position and have a …

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Ellen G on a mission!

My name is Ellen Goodey and I’m the marketing communications leaning disability consultant  for mencap’s Raising Your Game. Raising Your Game keeps changing. As we are moving in to the second part off the third year of Raising Your Game me and my new manger Katy are going  to Birmingham for the Raising your game team meeting. We are doing …

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I don’t know how she does it!

Have you managed to see the recent film “I don’t know how she does it”? There’s certainly been lots of talk about it in the media recently.  The challenges that Kate is facing in the film are familiar to lots of us; juggling all aspects of life, including work, can be very challenging.  Parenting can be so difficult at times, …

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