Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

DHS Leavers2014

Celebrating the successes of Dawn House School Leavers

I CAN CEO, Virginia Beardshaw There are a few occasions guaranteed to bring a tear to the eye and a lump to my throat; seeing our Dawn House School Leavers off to the next phase of their lives comes high on the list. The proud parents, staff and classmates that filled the Dawn House dining room last Thursday were no …

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Dawn House School students exhibit their art work at The Mall Gallery in London

Kevin Bollard, Licensing & Sales Manager at I CAN London’s prestigious Mall Gallery was crammed to the rafters with excited young people on Tuesday 8th July for the grand opening of the 12th National Students’ Art Exhibition.  This inspirational exhibition features the best young artists in the country, alongside work from professional artists too. Once again a number of Dawn …

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Talk Boost VB Blog

I CAN’s CEO Virginia Beardshaw visits Milwards Primary School in Harlow, Essex, to see Talk Boost in action.

Seeing Talk Boost in action at Harlow’s Milwards School put a real spring in my step. A truly talented Teaching Assistant encouraging Year 1 children to ‘build sentences’ was really worth watching. I was at Milwards with Carey Bennet, Achievement for All’s National Delivery Director, to show a colleague from the Department of Education how I CAN and Achievement for …

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Using Talk Boost KS1 in our School

Gail Roles, SENCO at Oyster Park School Speech, language and communication has always been an issue in our school. Many of our children start nursery only able to say one word and sometimes not even that. So it is something we are always trying to work on and improve. Talk Boost KS1 seemed to be a great way to address …

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SEND Code Of Practice

Blog on SEND Code of Practice from I CAN’s CEO, Virginia Beardshaw

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This week the Department for Education published its SEND Code of Practice.  Just one more round of Parliamentary scrutiny and it will be done and dusted – and not a moment to soon, since implementation of the Children and Families Act 2014 starts this September. Working together, the children’s communication sector, led by The Communication Trust, which I CAN hosts, …

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