Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

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Guest blog from Katie Caryer: Why is your voice important?

What is your voice? Why is it important? These questions aren’t the sort of questions that many people think about often, unless you are into philosophy or have had to work to get a voice… people like me for example! I am Kate and my voice mainly comes from a communication aid. I have athetoid cerebral palsy and I cannot …

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Questions! Questions!

GCSE Science at I CAN’s Dawn House school “How long will it take fruit flies to generate 1 billion offspring?” “Is that the same as when we talked about bacteria reproducing?” “So Miss, why do they always say ‘kills 99% of all known germs?’” “That’s what I did in English this morning….exaggerate!” “I know this isn’t what we’re talking about, …

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Meath School Choir And Gareth Malone OBE

The MGGB Dinner with the Meath School Choir and Gareth Malone OBE – by I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw

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It was a ‘pinch me’ moment and a half. Whatever was I doing at Claridge’s hobnobbing with Gareth Malone? What, indeed, was Gareth doing conducting the Meath Singers and the 200 + top UK marketers, PR gurus and brand managers in a rousing rendition of ‘Jingle Bells’? The Meath Singers came to perform for the Marketing Group of Great Britain …

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Why we love Meath School

Because our son Thomas was a twin it was obvious from a very early age that he wasn’t progressing as quickly as he should. It took 5 years for us to get a diagnosis but during that time it became clear that, although he had mild/moderate learning difficulties, his main area of difficulty was with speech and language. So when …

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I CAN 125 Event Edward Timpson MP And Meath School Choir

Dare to dream…

A blog by Laura Woodward, Mum to Eleanor, who attends I CAN’s Meath School. Eleanor is in the Meath School Choir and they came to I CAN’s 125th Anniversary event at Speaker’s House on 26th November 2013 to help celebrate 125 years of supporting vulnerable children. Five years ago Eleanor was speaking in single words, would not make eye contact …

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