Category Archive for: ‘Early Years Workers’

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I CAN’s Christmas round up from our CEO, Virginia Beardshaw

As 2014 draws to a close, we have a hugely successful year for I CAN to reflect on. The year started with a Gala Concert at St. James’s Palace to celebrate I CAN’s 125th Anniversary. This prestigious event was made possible by the kind support of Her Majesty The Queen who has been a patron of I CAN throughout her reign, …

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Christmas is a joy – at last.

A blog from Janet Dunn, Head Teacher at I CAN’s Meath School. So many of I CAN’s Meath School pupils have never really been included in a school’s Christmas show before. If you can’t talk or sing, you can’t have a major part – and the stage is a scary place if all around you children are talking and singing …

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I CAN’s practical and informative training programmes explained.

I CAN provides many opportunities for schools and settings to develop their expertise in supporting the communication needs of their pupils. The different training packages available cover the entire school remit from the early years to secondary school. Beginning with the Early Years, Early Talk is an insightful and engaging programme, developed for the early year’s workforce, encouraging partnership with …

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The next steps in listening! By Amanda Baxter, I CAN Communication Advisor

This blog comes to you from an I CAN speech & language therapist and explores the importance of listening skills, and what you can to to develop them! Listening is a skill that develops from when we’re born to adulthood (and then we often use our ‘selective hearing’ to listen to the things we want to hear!). Just like any …

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Raising Your Game comes to an end – Liz Wood, I CAN Communication Advisor

Raising Your Game is sadly coming to an end after five years of working with Mencap and Nacro to improve the lives of young people with a learning disability or communication difficulty who have offended or are at risk of offending. It was a partnership project and I CAN’s main role was to develop and co-deliver with young people, Talk …

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