Author Archive for: ‘ICANCharity’

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Dawn House School student wows guests at I CAN’s 125th Anniversary Launch Event

Sam Crowther, a Further Education student at I CAN’s Dawn House School, spoke to over 100 guests at the launch of I CAN’s 125th Anniversary in March. The event also launched the final phase of the Million Lost Voices appeal. Sam gave a moving presentation for five minutes bringing to life how challenging it is to live with a communication …

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You can still be involved with the Early Language Development Programme (ELDP)

Phase one of ELDP is now complete with 500 early language hubs developed across England.  These hubs are now offering local training courses for practitioners wanting to learn more about supporting communication and language development with babies and toddlers.  Visit to find out details of your nearest hub. For more experienced practitioners wanting to develop their skills further and …

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Joining I CAN’s Licensed Tutor network

“I work as an NHS employed Speech and Language Therapist, commissioned to work as part of Rochdale’s I CAN Specialist Early Years Service. We support children aged 3-5 years with Specific Language Impairment (SLI). As well as supporting children directly, a large proportion of our work is helping parents / carers and early years education professionals to support children’s specific …

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A blog from I CAN Speech & Language Therapist, Liz Wood

I’m a Speech and Language Therapist and have worked for I CAN for the last six years as part of the Communication Advisor team.  During that time I’ve delivered a range of training courses across the whole of the UK from Dundee in Scotland, to Truro in Cornwall and had the opportunity to meet many motivated and skilled practitioners working …

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Olly Bates is running for I CAN in the London Marathon – How it all started

It goes without saying (that like with all good ideas), my wife Annabel came up with the inspiration last October that I “should run the London Marathon”! Whilst I had been mulling over how to raise funds to support Meath School (that is run by I CAN), I had thought of rather unrealistic and over adventurous ideas which would have …

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