Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

Denbury Primary School

Talk Boost Case Study: Denbury Primary School, Newton Abbot

Our headteacher heard about Talk Boost last academic year and I went with my TA to the training session, which was funded by Openreach.  We came out of the session feeling very excited about Talk Boost and we could already imagine the benefits which would result from the intervention. My TA and I were so enthusiastic about it that we …

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Talk Boost Case Study: Lesley Mackay, Speech & Language Teaching Assistant at Toftwood Infant School

We have children on speech and language programmes at our school but were looking for something for those who weren’t on a programme; those that needed that little boost to catch up with their classmates with their speech or understanding for example. Talk Boost was recommended to us by the speech and language therapist that we work closely with at …

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Autism

New books available on I CAN’s shop: Can I tell you about Autism?

 Do your child or a child you are supporting have autism? If yes, then you may find ‘Can I tell you about Autism?’ useful. This book is a part of the series from Jessica Kingsley Publishers covering a range of difficulties that children can have. It is aimed at parents and professionals and anyone who may be in contact with …

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Virgin London Marathon

An amazing day at the Virgin Money London Marathon!

We would like to say a big thank you to all those who participated in the Virgin Money London Marathon for I CAN! Taking place on Sunday 13th April, it was a fantastic day with 23 marathon runners taking part on our behalf. Our marathon runners have been training and fundraising since October last year in order to cover the …

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Mind the gap, bridge the gap: Blog from Clive Robson, I CAN’s Senior Education Adviser and additional Ofsted inspector

Just looking back over the excellent presentation given by Stefano Pozzi, Assistant director, Department for Education National perspectives on the pupil premium to raise attainment at the end of last year, it makes a powerful case for early and targeted interventions that have a proven track record of making a difference. Pozzi points out that the gap between the attainment …

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