Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2018’

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Pupil Participation Conference 2018 at Dawn House – a day of fun and education!

Pupil Participation Day is always a fun and informative occasion. Held at Dawn House each year and led by school staff, it brings people together for a day of workshops, activities and talks that bridges the educational and relationship gap between parents and teachers. Increased technology use and the impact of ‘no ball games’ means that children today aren’t getting …

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When I called I CAN, it felt like I was being listened to

Our I Can Enquiry Line is here for anyone who needs help with their child or a child in their care who has speech and language communication needs (SLCN). We spoke to one anonymous parent who praised the advice our Speech and Language Advisors give through the helpline and the impact their tips have had on her son.   Tell …

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Running the extra mile for I CAN – Adam’s Blog #2

As part of his ‘Big Running Challenge’ I CAN supporter Adam Guest will be keeping you up to date with his fitness, his daughter Elsie’s progress in school and why he’s going the extra mile for I CAN. See his second blog below. It’s been a while since my last blog as things have been getting very busy. Elsie is …

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DLD Day 2018 – Speech and Language Therapists have superpowers!

On Developmental Language Day 2018, to celebrate the occasion, I CAN Speech and Language Advisor Louisa Reeves spoke at an event held by the University of Manchester. See Louisa’s thoughts about the event, what she and the expert panel discussed and the impact of DLD Day below. I was honoured to be invited to support this event in Manchester held …

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“If you find communication difficult, you find life difficult” – Bob Reitemeier on DLD Awareness Day

Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Awareness Day was on Friday 19th October. In the run-up to this important occasion, we caught up with I CAN CEO Bob Reitemeier. We spoke about the condition, how we generate more awareness and the day itself. What is THE main issue for children living with DLD? A child with DLD will often speak in a …

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