Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2013’


Good news for early years practitioners wanting to know more about very early communication development

The Early Language Development Programme (ELDP) is reaching the end of its first phase of work.  By the end of March, we will have reached our target, creating 485 local hubs – each with a pair of lead practitioners.  138 of these hubs are now providing training in their local area, reaching out to over 4000 practitioners and giving them …

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Bath Half Blog

Bath Half Marathon and the Family Fun Run!

We would like to say a big thank you to all those who participated in the Bath Half Marathon and the Family Fun Run for I CAN! Taking place on the 3rd March, it was a fantastic day with over 50 half marathon runners and 1,000 Family Fun Runners taking part. We held a pre race reception where all our …

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Su Vosper Blog

A Reflection on Engage in Education by Su Vosper

Over the last two years I’ve been part of the I CAN team of advisors working on the Engage in Education project.   As a speech and language therapist, by background, it’s been a very different experience for me working closely with key workers and teaching staff to develop their practice whilst not working directly with the young people at risk …

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Heather ODonnell Blog

Meet Heather O’Donnell

In January this year, I joined the Business Development Team at I CAN. I am the Sales Co-ordinator for Early Talk 0-5, I CAN’s training programmes for practitioners and settings working with children aged 0-5. I have worked within Education for the past three and a half years and it is something I’m very passionate about. At 16, for my …

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Why Communication Fascinates Me – Guest blog by Martha Webster, Communication Ambassador

I have been thinking a lot about where my interest with how we communicate started and I think it began with dealing with my own dyslexia whilst at university studying Fine Art Sculpture. I had received extra help in classroom and exams since age 11 but as I became interested in artists I began to become interested in myself and …

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