Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2016’

ETB Parental Involvement Blog

Early Talk Boost and Parents

Many articles and studies have been published over the years emphasising the importance of parental involvement in education and the positive impact it has on children’s academic attainment. A recent report from the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) highlighted the importance of interaction between parents and their children’s nursery or school in early intervention programmes. You can read the full report …

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Parent Interaction Therapy at Meath School

At I CAN’s Meath School we have been trialling Parent Interaction Therapy (PCI) and Adult Interaction therapy (ACI) with our pupils. This approach is an adult/parent based intervention for young children with language delay or disorders. It aims to support language by improving the communication environment and does so through giving parents and carers strategies that can help the development …

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Dawn House School Pupil Participation Conference

Students, staff, parents and visitors all came together at I CAN’s Dawn House School on the 14th of October for the annual Pupil Participation Conference, entitled, ‘Back to Basics’. The conference focused on the importance of the challenges faced by young people with communication needs and their families. The conference had students and staff visiting for the first time from St …

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