Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

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Blog 2: Talking the Language of School Improvement, from Clive Robson, I CAN’s Senior Education Adviser and additional Ofsted inspector

Talking the language of school improvement- a one day course Wednesday 22nd October 2014,  RCSLT, London We’re really looking forward to working with another cohort of professionals on this course that has proved so popular once again.  We thought it would be helpful to say a little more about the content. In my previous blog, I talked about the focus …

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I CAN’s Meath School invites you to join their Summer Fayre!

I CAN’s Meath School in Ottershaw is inviting everyone from the local community to join their Family Fun Day at the school on Sunday 22 June 2014. The school fayre will raise money for their work with children aged 4-11 years with severe and complex speech, language and communication needs including Asperger’s Syndrome. The fayre will be open from 12pm …

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May Staff Events 2014

Three cheers to three I CAN champs who challenged themselves last weekend!

May Bank Holiday was both exciting and tough for several  I CAN staff members who have taken on some amazing challenges for I CAN, and raised over £1,250 so far! We are all really proud of their achievements, and grateful to the 55 runners that joined I CAN at the Bupa 10K on Sunday, plus Louise Whaite who ran the …

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Could active music making offer the key to tackling the ‘school ready’ attainment gap? A guest blog from Boogie Mites

The most recent neuroscientific studies, into the effects of active music making on brain development in early years, show that regular involvement in active music making significantly impact IQ and communication skills.  It has also been shown that every child with healthy brain development in early years is born with the innate potential to benefit from music’s brain boosting potential. …

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I CAN has signed the International Communication Project 2014 pledge – have you?

Today, Kamini Gadhok from the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists  and Anne Fox from the Communication Trust have been zooming around London in a shiny black cab. No, this dynamic pair aren’t setting out to emulate the Spice Girls’ act at the Olympics Opening Ceremony. Instead they are signing people up to the International Communication Pledge. I CAN …

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