Category Archive for: ‘Family’

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Running the Extra Mile for I CAN – Adam’s Blog #1

As part of his ‘Big Running Challenge’ I CAN supporter Adam Guest will be providing a bi-weekly blog, keeping you up to date with his fitness, his daughter Elsie’s progress in school and why he’s going the extra mile for I CAN. See his first blog below. I’m currently in training for the first event in my “Big Running Challenge” …

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Taking the first big step – how to help your child transition from nursery to primary school

For parents, carers and children, starting primary school can be a big step and one that can cause anxiety and concern for all involved. Our speech and language advisor Louisa Reeves offers her tips and guidance on what parents and carers can do to help their child make that next step successfully and how they can be supported if they …

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Combining celebration and chatter

Mandy Grist offers some key tips on supporting children’s speech development over the festive period. Christmas is coming, and in my house this usually means the joining up of friends and families to spend time together, often connecting with people that we don’t see on a regular basis. And we love it! An opportunity to share news, play games and …

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5 games to support your child’s development

Stuck for present ideas? Or maybe you’re worried about getting the ‘wrong’ present for your children and loved ones. We’ve got some ideas for gifts and games that could entertain the whole family, whilst also supporting your child’s communication development. Taking turns is an essential communication skill and playing any type of simple board game that involves taking turns not …

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Finding the right advice for your family

The incredible wealth of knowledge and experience of the I CAN Help Enquiry Service has helped over 1000 concerned parents and family members in 2017. The specialists that make up the Enquiry Service team offer advice and solutions that, parents may not have previously considered, like in Nichola’s case. Sometimes just a little bit of guidance can make all the …

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