Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2014’

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I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw awarded CBE in New Year’s Honours List

What better way to start a new year with some exciting news – Virginia Beardshaw, I CAN’s Chief Executive has had her commitment to children’s speech, language and communication recognised in the New Year’s Honours list with a CBE. Virginia has led I CAN through an eventful 10 years. I CAN’s Make Chatter Matter campaign in 2006 brought the issue …

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Communication at Christmas – information, tips and ideas for a happy holiday!

Some people love the festive season – the flashing lights, the excitement and anticipation, the parties! For others it’s just hard work with the shopping, cooking and preparations. Whatever the case, Christmas is a great time for having fun and playing games that can help to develop children’s speech and language skills. ‘Remembering games’ are a really good way to …

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I CAN’s Christmas round up from our CEO, Virginia Beardshaw

As 2014 draws to a close, we have a hugely successful year for I CAN to reflect on. The year started with a Gala Concert at St. James’s Palace to celebrate I CAN’s 125th Anniversary. This prestigious event was made possible by the kind support of Her Majesty The Queen who has been a patron of I CAN throughout her reign, …

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Christmas is a joy – at last.

A blog from Janet Dunn, Head Teacher at I CAN’s Meath School. So many of I CAN’s Meath School pupils have never really been included in a school’s Christmas show before. If you can’t talk or sing, you can’t have a major part – and the stage is a scary place if all around you children are talking and singing …

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I CAN’s practical and informative training programmes explained.

I CAN provides many opportunities for schools and settings to develop their expertise in supporting the communication needs of their pupils. The different training packages available cover the entire school remit from the early years to secondary school. Beginning with the Early Years, Early Talk is an insightful and engaging programme, developed for the early year’s workforce, encouraging partnership with …

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