Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

The Manchester Language Study

Celebrating 20 years of the Manchester Language Study

A blog from John Parrott, I CAN Communication Advisor. I am one of I CAN’s Communication Advisors and have been working in the field of children and young people’s speech, language and communication needs for over 30 years. During that time we have learnt a huge amount about language development; what can go wrong in that development, the impact this …

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Dawn House School students win national NASUWT art award!

Dawn House School are celebrating their recent win at the NASUWT Arts and Minds 2014 school-based arts competition to celebrate Black History Month. Year 12 pupils Thomas Hitchen and Alex Kendrick Allen accepted the award in London on behalf of their fellow year 12 students along with teacher Andy Metcalfe, Learning Support Assistant Yasmin Al-Kattan and speech and language therapist Susan Hyde …

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Victoria Plumb

Help I CAN to become Victoria Plum’s next charity partner!

Victoria Plum, an online bathroom retailer, is seeking a new charity partner and has chosen I CAN as a one of the three possible charities. To make the final choice, Victoria Plum will be asking people on their Facebook page to vote for their favourite charity out of the three. You can vote by clicking here. Victoria Plumb wants to …

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Archie

A blog from Archie Drummond (22), former pupil at I CAN’s John Horniman School.

Archie Drummond was a pupil at I CAN’s John Horniman school, Worthing, which closed in 2003. Archie, now 22, talks below about his experience at the specialist school, and how the support he received there helped him become the person he is today. Archie is still supporting I CAN as he recently raised £695 for I CAN’s Meath School by …

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Virginia Beardshaw I CAN CEO Eds

I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw reflects on the RCSLT Conference 2014 – ‘Mind the Gap: Putting research into practice’

Well, the 2014 Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists’ Conference was certainly challenging – and not for many of the usual reasons. Arriving at the conference venue in the vast University of Leeds sports hall, I narrowly avoided being whisked into the Olympic-sized swimming pool by a purposeful cohort of ultra-fit young women. Budding athletes wear shocking pink these …

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