Category Archive for: ‘Early Years Workers’

“Why doesn’t he answer me…….?” Are you worried about a child in your class?

The new term is well and truly underway, and things will probably have started to settle down a little by now. Children are finding their feet and you probably feel like you are starting to get to know everyone.  However, sometimes things don’t quite go as smoothly as we would like. Is there a child in your class or setting …

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Chatterbox Challenge is back!

I CAN’s annual sing-along fundraiser for 0-5 year olds is back and set to take place between 1-7 February 2012. Nurseries, children’s groups and childminders can have fantastic fun and develop their communication skills by singing songs and rhymes to raise money for children who struggle with their speech and language. With an exciting summer 2012 ahead, this year’s Chatterbox …

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Life as a Communication Advisor for I CAN

As a communication advisor for I CAN, the children’s communication charity, no two days are ever the same. I CAN’s mission is to ensure that no child who struggles to communicate is left out or left behind, so working towards that vision means that advisors work with children and young people, parents and carers and teachers so that children can …

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‘Children don’t know their own names’ – an issue in the media spotlight

Last month saw speech, language and communication needs in the media spotlight. Frank Field, the Labour MP for Birkenhead and the government’s Poverty Tsar, commented that children were starting school without the basic skills they needed to learn. He also asserted that some children start at primary school without knowing their own names. Speaking on the BBC Radio 4 Today …

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I CAN launch speech and language therapist call-back service.

We are launching a new service to provide expert information to parents and practitioners about speech, language and communication. Call 020 7843 2544 or email enquiries@ican.org.uk to book your free and confidential call-back from a speech and language therapist. Find out more at www.ican.org.uk/help Tweet government,politics news,politics news,politics

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