Author Archive for: ‘ICANCharity’


Thank you to all the I CAN Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 cyclists

We would like to say a huge well done to all those who completed the 100 mile Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycle in the heat of yesterday’s Sunday sunshine. Particularly those that raised money for I CAN. Funds raised will help the more than 1 million children in the UK that will find it difficult to read, to learn, to join in …

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A review of the adventures of ‘Jake and Tizzy’: a new series of story books from I CAN

Retired lecturer Chrissie Boylan read the eight Jake and Tizzy stories with her niece Caitlin, aged 4… “I read the Jake and Tizzy stories with my four year old great-niece Caitlin earlier this year. The first thing that caught our eye was the overall look of the books. The illustrations are really vibrant, appealing and easy for a child to …

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Congratulations to our 2015 Chatterbox Challenge Competition Winners!

On 9th – 15th February thousands of little Chatterboxes across the UK took part in our annual Chatterbox Challenge: Garden Adventures with Ben & Holly, the fundraising and awareness raising event for children under 5. This year we raised £80,000 and reached over 160,000 children. All those that fundraised at their Challenge were entered into the Chatterbox Challenge Silver Shooting Star and Magical …

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It’s not too late to secure training from I CAN for your September INSET Day!

With the new school year fast approaching, many schools are looking for productive training opportunities for their INSET days. The forthcoming INSET days provide the perfect opportunity for schools and settings to develop their expertise in supporting the communication development of their pupils. The following training packages available from I CAN cover the entire school remit from the early years …

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Message from our CEO Virginia Beardshaw to all those affected by Penn School closure

News of the sudden closure of Penn School at the end of this summer term has shocked all of us at I CAN.  We feel for the pupils and families who will have to find alternative placements for September, and for staff members who will have to find new jobs. I CAN’s free and independent enquiry service will be happy …

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