Category Archive for: ‘Bercow: Ten Years On’

NAPLIC

Naplic 2018 Conference – The best bits!

Mary Hartshorne reflects on this year’s Naplic conference. 270 delegates all enthusiastic about developmental language disorder, 15 exhibitors, a quality agenda mixing theory with practice, a sense of anticipation and excitement – what have you got? One of the highlights of my year… The 2018 NAPLIC conference ‘Developmental Language Disorder: Making Change Happen It was a wet weekend at the …

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Charlotte Thompson Banner

Aspiring to greatness – the journey of a student SLT

Before I went to Dawn House School to do some work experience, I remember having a conversation with a family friend about speech and language therapy and it immediately captured my interest. My mum gave me I CAN’s ‘Communications Cookbook’ and I was fascinated to find out about how children and young people’s needs could be supported. I had watched …

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Jean

A decade of highs and lows

Former government Communication Champion for children and young people and Chair of the Bercow: Ten Years On decision making panel, Jean Gross, reflects on the decade of change since the 2008 Bercow Report. As you read this, pause for a moment to reflect. Are you where you are in your career, your life, your relationships because you have good (or at least OK) …

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Mary Hartshorne I CAN Head Of Evidence

Ten years on – a different world, a different picture?

Mary Harsthorne, I CAN’s Head of Evidence explains the key findings of the newly released Bercow: Ten Years On report. By the time you are reading this, we will have published Bercow: Ten Years On– an independent review of the provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). We will have crossed all the ‘t’s, dotted …

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Bob Reitemeier

Being the voice for the silent generation

On 20 March 2018 – I CAN and The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, launched Bercow: Ten Years On. I CAN CEO, Bob Reitemeier, highlights just why this report is needed now, more than ever.  I want to focus on how incredibly important this issue is – speech, language and communication. Of all the human life skills, our ability …

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