Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

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Primary Talk Accreditation Case Study – Grendon Primary School, Birmingham

Janet Newbold, Deputy Head Teacher and SENCO at Grendon Primary School spoke to us about the school’s experience in becoming accredited in I CAN’s Primary Talk programme and the ongoing positive impact it has had… “After training on I CAN’s Primary Talk programme at supportive level we felt confident in the strategies we were implementing and decided to build further …

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Communication Cookbook

Supporting Language this World Book Day- 5th March 2015

Thousands of children across the country will be celebrating World Book Day at their school on 5th March 2015. World Book Day, with support from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation)is a celebration of books and reading. A worldwide event, it is marked in over 100 countries across the globe. I CAN is committed to promoting the importance …

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“If you’re 100% focused on what you want to be or achieve in life, then nothing in the world can stop you” – former Meath School pupil, Nimrita.

Before I came to Meath School, I was a very lonely child. I had been attending a mainstream primary school nearby but I didn’t stay there long, it was for about a term or two. During that time, I went to school and had my lessons but I never felt like I belonged there I used to get bullied about …

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Meath School Choir

I CAN’s Meath Primary School Choir Sings Birthday Greeting to Dame Judi Dench

The Meath Singers from I CAN’s Meath Primary School  in Surrey, recently sang and signed a birthday greeting to Dame Judi Dench who is an ambassador for I CAN, the children’s communication charity. Janet Dunn (Principal) said, “We are so proud of our children at Meath School and they are so proud of themselves.” I CAN’s Meath Primary School provides children with …

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SENDirect

Launch of SENDirect will help families like mine, I CAN Chief Executive Virginia Beardshaw

I remember how lost I felt when my youngest child was diagnosed with speech and language problems. In that antique pre-internet era I couldn’t find anything out about what was wrong, or what to do, or where to go to get help. Misery and frustration resulted. adly, evidence from parents today suggests that not a lot has changed. Most parents …

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