Category Archive for: ‘Supporters’

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Why we love Meath School

Because our son Thomas was a twin it was obvious from a very early age that he wasn’t progressing as quickly as he should. It took 5 years for us to get a diagnosis but during that time it became clear that, although he had mild/moderate learning difficulties, his main area of difficulty was with speech and language. So when …

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Dare to dream…

A blog by Laura Woodward, Mum to Eleanor, who attends I CAN’s Meath School. Eleanor is in the Meath School Choir and they came to I CAN’s 125th Anniversary event at Speaker’s House on 26th November 2013 to help celebrate 125 years of supporting vulnerable children. Five years ago Eleanor was speaking in single words, would not make eye contact …

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Students at I CAN’s Dawn House School participate in pupil voice activity commissioned by the government.

Pupil voice consultations are well regarded in schools as a way for teachers to gather useful feedback from students about their education and how it could be improved. In November, students at I CAN’s Dawn House School participated in a pupil voice activity – but one commissioned by government. Currently, the DfE is consulting on the Draft Code of Practice …

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Could you help I CAN be Morrisons next Charity Partner?

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We are delighted that Morrisons has shortlisted I CAN to be one of 3 charities that their staff can vote for over the next couple of weeks.  Of course, 3 charities means 3 worthy causes.  But at I CAN we are determined to do all we can to win the support of Morrisons staff because we know just how transformational …

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I CAN’s 125th Anniversary – Reflections from Virginia Beardshaw CEO

Yesterday was I CAN’s actual 125th birthday – something really to celebrate. I CAN stands proudly today as an organisation established 125 years ago to help vulnerable children – our job in 1888, and our job now. For the past 60 years I CAN has worked to ensure that all children can communicate to the best of their ability, and …

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