Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

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Guest Blog from Tricia Laing Speech and Language Therapist at Preston Manor Upper School

Tricia Laing is a Speech and Language Therapist at Preston Manor Upper School in Wembley, a high-performing specialist school with subject specialism in Science and in Maths. The school profile is one of high ethnic minorities, high free school meals and high special educational needs. Since September 2011, the school have been involved in I CAN’s Secondary Talk  programme and …

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Meath School Bonfire and Fireworks Night Photo Gallery

Meath School held a bonfire and fireworks night on Saturday 9th November. Over 900 people came along from the local community and helped to raise over £3500 for additional school equipment. It was a crisp and clear evening – the perfect night for fireworks! Thank you to everyone who came along and helped make this annual event a great success. …

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Moving On! – new I CAN resources for Year 6 pupils, parents and teachers

I CAN have launched Moving On!, the new activity pack for children and accompanying Teacher Guide to support Year 6 pupils’ transition from primary to secondary school by effectively supporting their communication skills. Moving from primary to secondary school marks an important stage in a child’s school career and can be a challenging time for all pupils. Research has shown …

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New Dysphagia (Eating and Drinking) service at Dawn House School

Over the last year, Dysphagia-trained (Eating and Drinking) Speech and Language Therapists have worked hard to establish a robust in-house Dysphagia Service at Dawn House School. The school now benefits from having a permanent full-time Dysphagia Therapist who is able to offer assessments, advice and continued support to students who have eating and drinking difficulties, as well as their parents …

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Looking ahead to September 2014: the SEN Reforms

In just under a year’s time, there will be a new system for identifying and supporting children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) as a result of the Children and Families Bill, which is currently going through parliament. With so many changes in the pipeline we’re keen to ensure the best possible support for children and young people …

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