Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

The Communication Commitment

The Communication Commitment updated to reflect the new SEND Code of Practice

The Communication Commitment updated to reflect the new SEND Code of Practice   The Commitment is a free online resource to help schools support all pupils, including those with SLCN, to communicate to the best of their ability. Communication skills are essential for learning, developing relationships, and emotional well-being; the Commitment helps schools to develop a greater understanding and emphasis on …

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Secondary

I CAN consultant Clive Robson reflects on the exciting work he has been doing with Oasis Enfield, who have achieved universal level validation for I CAN’s Secondary Talk.

Congratulations to Enfield Oasis who have become the latest secondary school to achieve an award from I CAN in recognition of the excellent work they have done in developing their students’ communication skills. Belinda Chapple, the outgoing Assistant Head who led this initiative within the school said,’The staff at Oasis were committed to learning and sharing new ideas, and taking …

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Talk To Me

New books available on I CAN’s shop: Talk to Me review

Talk to Me is written by a parent of a child with Asperger Syndrome and this book provides practical strategies for developing communication skills based on her family’s real-life experiences. As a mother struggling to engage her son in conversation the author describes an interesting approach she developed for tackling conversation skills. The first part of the book looks at …

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Savills

Savills graduates raise over £125,000 pounds for I CAN

Members from the Savills Graduates Charity Committee presented I CAN with a cheque for £127,818 which the Savills graduates have raised over their six year partnership with I CAN. During the course of the partnership, colleagues got involved in a wide variety of fundraising activities including their annual Young Professionals Party and Cricket events and participating in a range of …

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DHS Leavers2014

Celebrating the successes of Dawn House School Leavers

I CAN CEO, Virginia Beardshaw There are a few occasions guaranteed to bring a tear to the eye and a lump to my throat; seeing our Dawn House School Leavers off to the next phase of their lives comes high on the list. The proud parents, staff and classmates that filled the Dawn House dining room last Thursday were no …

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