Author Archive for: ‘ICANCharity’

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Guest blog from Lisa and Tracey at Talking Tots: Turn a white Christmas into a fun communication opportunity

For most of us, snow loses its appeal somewhere around the time when we have to pay for central heating and commute to jobs in the morning. When it snows in Britain – even the lightest flurry – the trains are cancelled, the motorways grind to a halt and the house becomes impossible to keep warm. But seeing snow through …

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Great Britsh Bake Off contestant shares recipe for a Mad Chatter’s Tea Party

Cathryn Dresser, the fabulous contestant from this summer’s Great British Bake Off (BBC Two), kindly shared with us her recipe for a delicious Toffee Apple Tray Bake in celebration of Mad Chatter’s Tea Parties happening across the country for Chatterbox Challenge 2013. Remember, cooking is a fantastic activity to do with your little ones. They can learn and practice a whole …

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I CAN celebrations after Shine a Light Awards 2012 by Virginia Beardshaw

I was honoured to attend this year’s Shine a Light Awards on Wednesday 21st November in London and to present an Outstanding Achievement Award. The Awards were a wonderful opportunity for teams, settings and individuals across the UK to celebrate excellence and best practice in supporting children’s and young people’s communication, and those with SLCN. There were over 300 applications …

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Savills dig deep for I CAN’s Meath School

Savills graduates showed their support once again for their chosen charity I CAN with a recent volunteer work day at our primary provision in Ottershaw, Surrey. The 15-strong team helped clear a disused, overgrown area of the school site to make way for a woodland activity area and bike path that is now safe for the children to use. Lizzie …

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Parent reviews of Chatting with Children

A number of parent bloggers have recently reviewed our newest resource, Chatting with Children. The reviewers were all very positive about Chatting with Children. Click on their names to see how other parents are using the activity cards! Older Mum said, “The great thing about these activity cards is that you can pull them out for a quick five minute …

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