Category Archive for: ‘Dawn House School’

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Life as an Occupational Therapist at Dawn House School

Occupational Therapists (OT) do life-changing and important work for children with speech and language communication needs (SLCN). Two OTs at our Dawn House School, Lucy Geden and Sophie Cockell talk about what a regular day in the life of an OT entails! The Occupational Therapy team at Dawn House School consists of two Occupational Therapists and three Occupational Therapy Assistants. …

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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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Dawn House celebrate European Day of AAC

At the beginning of March 2018, staff and students at Dawn House School celebrated the CPLOL (the umbrella organisation of European Speech and Language Therapists) European Day of AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). A student and a Teaching Assistant from Dawn House School designed the poster below which was voted by other SLTs throughout Europe to be the poster used …

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Falling for I CAN – Support Jodie

Our amazing fundraisers are known to take it to the limits; raising awareness and much needed cash to support children with SLCN. Jodie Hennel is no exception, as she plans on plummeting thousands of feet from the sky. We find out why… What impact has speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) had on you or your family’s life? My cousin …

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A Nurtured Transformation – William’s story

Elisabeth Basford is the mother of 17-year-old William, a student at I CAN’s Dawn House School. Here she shares the challenges and rewards of raising a child with complex speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and her aspirations for him as he nears a cross-road in his education. Around two years of age, William began to show some very serious …

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