Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

I don’t know how she does it!

Have you managed to see the recent film “I don’t know how she does it”? There’s certainly been lots of talk about it in the media recently.  The challenges that Kate is facing in the film are familiar to lots of us; juggling all aspects of life, including work, can be very challenging.  Parenting can be so difficult at times, …

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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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