Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

Nimrita 2

“If you’re 100% focused on what you want to be or achieve in life, then nothing in the world can stop you” – former Meath School pupil, Nimrita.

Before I came to Meath School, I was a very lonely child. I had been attending a mainstream primary school nearby but I didn’t stay there long, it was for about a term or two. During that time, I went to school and had my lessons but I never felt like I belonged there I used to get bullied about …

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Talk Boost

The Impact of Talk Boost

Talk Boost intervention from I CAN is a successful evidence-based programme developed to help narrow the gap between 4-7 year olds with language delay and their peers. Talk Boost was developed and evaluated using evidence collected by professionals in two comprehensive trials (and ongoing evaluations.) Talk Boost is a ten week intervention programme, delivered three times a week by a …

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SENDirect

Launch of SENDirect will help families like mine, I CAN Chief Executive Virginia Beardshaw

I remember how lost I felt when my youngest child was diagnosed with speech and language problems. In that antique pre-internet era I couldn’t find anything out about what was wrong, or what to do, or where to go to get help. Misery and frustration resulted. adly, evidence from parents today suggests that not a lot has changed. Most parents …

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TS

Get Talking Strategies free when you book Primary Talk training

If you book the Primary Talk programme for your school in the next month, you will receive a free ‘Talking Strategies box set. The Primary Talk course from I CAN is a practical and informative training programme which has been developed specifically for Primary schools and is aimed at teachers and support staff working in KS1 and 2. Theprogramme supports …

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Virginia Beardshaw I CAN CEO Eds

I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw awarded CBE in New Year’s Honours List

What better way to start a new year with some exciting news – Virginia Beardshaw, I CAN’s Chief Executive has had her commitment to children’s speech, language and communication recognised in the New Year’s Honours list with a CBE. Virginia has led I CAN through an eventful 10 years. I CAN’s Make Chatter Matter campaign in 2006 brought the issue …

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