Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

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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Dawn House School students exhibit their art work at The Mall Gallery in London

Kevin Bollard, Licensing & Sales Manager at I CAN London’s prestigious Mall Gallery was crammed to the rafters with excited young people on Tuesday 8th July for the grand opening of the 12th National Students’ Art Exhibition.  This inspirational exhibition features the best young artists in the country, alongside work from professional artists too. Once again a number of Dawn …

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Talk Boost

Using Talk Boost KS1 in our School

Gail Roles, SENCO at Oyster Park School Speech, language and communication has always been an issue in our school. Many of our children start nursery only able to say one word and sometimes not even that. So it is something we are always trying to work on and improve. Talk Boost KS1 seemed to be a great way to address …

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