Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2016’

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Impact of COMPOT monitoring tool

Esther Flynn, Speech and Language Therapist at I CAN’s Dawn House School reports on the impact of their COMPOT (Communication Progress Over Time) monitoring tool The therapy team at I CAN‘s Dawn House School were set the task of developing a tool for showing children’s progress with their functional communication skills. This was a challenge they were keen to meet and …

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Talk Boost KS2 Launch

‘This intervention enabled all of the children to make progress with their communication skills.’ – SENCo, St James Church School, Taunton,  Somerset. Last week I CAN launched its latest intervention programme – Talk Boost KS2 targeted at children aged 7-10 who have delayed language development. We know that good language skills are crucial for learning, literacy and making friends but that …

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Babbling babies – born talking!

Jill Atkinson tells us about the stages her new granddaughter is going through as she learns to talk. With a background in teaching, mainly in the Early Years, the birth of my first grandchild has been eagerly awaited. In February 2016, Jessica was born and like many grandparents my first glimpse of her was overwhelming and I was literally ‘walking …

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