Category Archive for: ‘Speech and Language Therapists’

Dawn House School Pupil Participation Conference – thoughts from Virginia Beardshaw, CEO of I CAN

Before the October half term, I was thrilled to be able to visit Dawn House School for the third annual Pupil Participation Conference. The purpose of the event is to bring organisations, parents and mainstream pupils together to hear about SLCN and explore what it means for the young people at Dawn House themselves. The conference is build around workshops …

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This week is Parent’s Week

As a speech and language therapist who helps families through I CAN’s enquiry service, one of the questions I get asked the most is “is there anything I can do to help my child?”  My answer is always “of course, there is so much you can do” because we know that parents are in a unique position and have a …

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Ellen G on a mission!

My name is Ellen Goodey and I’m the marketing communications leaning disability consultant  for mencap’s Raising Your Game. Raising Your Game keeps changing. As we are moving in to the second part off the third year of Raising Your Game me and my new manger Katy are going  to Birmingham for the Raising your game team meeting. We are doing …

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Engage in Education – blog post by Victoria Riley-Hill, I CAN Communication Advisor

It’s a busy time in the life of a communication advisor working on the Engage in Education project.  Children are back to school and the Team are all now starting to work with young people, families and schools.  Dates for training are being planned, workshops to support volunteers are being arranged and there is an air of creativity and opportunity …

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Volunteering at I CAN by Kaisin Yee

“It works. These are the two words that sums up I CAN as a charity, from my experience working with them both at Meath School in Ottershaw, and with the team at the central office in London. As a speech and language therapy student, I had my paediatrics placement at Meath School, where the day-to-day functioning can perhaps best be …

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