Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

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Talk Boost shortlisted for Children and Young People Now Award

Talk Boost is one of three programmes that have been shortlisted for a Children and Young People Now Award in the Learning Award category. The category is for the initiative that has made the best contribution to improving educational achievement. The judges in particular look for work that has helped children with special educational needs or disadvantaged groups. Good speech, …

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Early Talk Accreditation

Early Talk Accreditation Improves Ofsted Rating for Pennywell Early Years Centre

Pennywell Early Years Centre gained initial I CAN Early Talk accreditation in October 2008 and successfully retained this each year since.  The Centre is now the first in Sunderland to gain the accreditation under I CAN’s new and improved accreditation framework. We are very proud to be associated with I CAN as we have worked hard over many years to …

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I CAN Chatterbox Challenge 20141

Chatterbox Challenge 2014 Competition!

I CAN’s 13th annual Chatterbox Challenge has launched this month. With sponsorship from Openreach and TTS, and the continued support of Humf from the popular children’s TV show, I CAN are calling on as many groups as possible to get involved to make this year’s event the best yet. Chatterbox Challenge: Sounds like fun with Humf develops the communication skills …

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How David Hasselhoff and Cerys Matthews supported I CAN at BGC Charity Day – Andrew Ball, I CAN Director of Fundraising

Like most people my age (23½) I grew up pretending to be various superheroes. As a child I could often be found wearing a pair of red boots, my mum’s yellow belt and a red cape pretending to be Superman (admittedly a fairly camp looking Superman).  I would play the role of the blonde one from CHiPs on my BMX …

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Ofqual decision will impact children with speech, language and communication needs – The Communication Trust

Ofqual’s decision this week to stop speaking and listening assessments from counting towards final grades in GCSE English and English language will severely disadvantage students with recognised speech, language and communication needs, according to The Communication Trust and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT). Anne Fox, Director of The Communication Trust said: ‘this move will damage one …

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