Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

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It’s not too late to book your Talk Boost Training for January’s INSET Day!

With the festive period and New Year fast approaching, many schools will be looking to fill their inset day on 5th January with some constructive and engaging training. The forthcoming inset day is the perfect opportunity for your school to establish the Talk Boost intervention programme ready for the new term. Talk Boost is a structured and robustly evidenced programme …

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Help us make an impact with Talk about Talk

Talk about Talk is a training and tutoring programme provided by I CAN that develops young people’s communication skills. It supports vulnerable young people; those who are struggling to access training or employment, who may be excluded from education, or at risk of offending – many of these young people will have communication difficulties but often they won’t have been …

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A blog from Jasmine Woolven, Mathematics teacher at Overton Grange School, Sutton

I CAN’s Secondary Talk is an evidence-based practical programme to help schools support their young people to develop essential communication skills. In this blog we hear from Jasmine Woolven from Overton Grange School about using a communication rich teaching style for the teaching of Maths, and the impact on pupils. My name is Jasmine Woolven – I teach Mathematics at Overton …

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The next steps in listening! By Amanda Baxter, I CAN Communication Advisor

This blog comes to you from an I CAN speech & language therapist and explores the importance of listening skills, and what you can to to develop them! Listening is a skill that develops from when we’re born to adulthood (and then we often use our ‘selective hearing’ to listen to the things we want to hear!). Just like any …

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Raising Your Game comes to an end – Liz Wood, I CAN Communication Advisor

Raising Your Game is sadly coming to an end after five years of working with Mencap and Nacro to improve the lives of young people with a learning disability or communication difficulty who have offended or are at risk of offending. It was a partnership project and I CAN’s main role was to develop and co-deliver with young people, Talk …

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