Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

Engage in Education – blog post by Victoria Riley-Hill, I CAN Communication Advisor

It’s a busy time in the life of a communication advisor working on the Engage in Education project.  Children are back to school and the Team are all now starting to work with young people, families and schools.  Dates for training are being planned, workshops to support volunteers are being arranged and there is an air of creativity and opportunity …

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Neil Burgess: I CAN parent, fundraiser and all round athlete nominated to carry the Olympic flame!

Neil Burgess is an I CAN Meath School parent. Neil decided that he wanted to push himself to the limit to raise money for Meath School by completing six personal challenges in six months last year. Neil has been nominated to carry the Olympic Flame for his amazing personal efforts for I CAN. Everyone at Meath School and across I …

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Starting a new school

When your child starts school, it is always a challenging time.  For children with speech, language and communication needs we know that transition to a new school, or starting a new activity or club, can be very difficult.  There are however lots of things that can be done to make these changes as successful for your child as possible. Talking …

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Volunteering at I CAN by Kaisin Yee

“It works. These are the two words that sums up I CAN as a charity, from my experience working with them both at Meath School in Ottershaw, and with the team at the central office in London. As a speech and language therapy student, I had my paediatrics placement at Meath School, where the day-to-day functioning can perhaps best be …

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Life as a Communication Advisor for I CAN

As a communication advisor for I CAN, the children’s communication charity, no two days are ever the same. I CAN’s mission is to ensure that no child who struggles to communicate is left out or left behind, so working towards that vision means that advisors work with children and young people, parents and carers and teachers so that children can …

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