Category Archive for: ‘Supporters’

Jake And Tizzy New

Introducing Early Talk Boost!

Early Talk Boost is I CAN’s new language and communication intervention programme for 3-4 year olds launching in the autumn. The Early Talk Boost intervention has been based on the excellent Talk Boost model which has been running successfully for 3 years. Initial findings show that after the nine week Early Talk Boost intervention, children have made statistically significant progress …

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Meath

I CAN’s Meath School Awarded Outstanding

I CAN’s Meath School, for children aged 4 to 11 years with severe and complex speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) including Asperger’s Syndrome, has been awarded ‘Outstanding’ in their Ofsted Social Care inspection for the eighth time consecutively. This is in addition to their overall ‘Outstanding’ rating for the school, awarded in 2008 and 2011. The Ofsted Social Care …

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Blog from our CEO: New government set on extending its free childcare offer.

Blog by I CAN’s CEO, Virginia Beardshaw. There’s been lots of focus on children’s early years pre and post election. The new government is set on extending its free childcare offer for poor families, as a way of getting more parents into work. This is a key plank of the new government’s policy for addressing poverty and disadvantage. So far …

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Meath School

Inspiring Immersive Classrooms Help Meath Pupils Learn

As a special needs, speech, language and communication school, Meath aims to effectively approach learning in unique ways that allows pupils to maximise their tools for comprehending and learning. Headteacher at Meath School, Janet Dunn says,   “Some weeks ago we let you know about storytelling which we use as a highly successful teaching programme at I CAN’s Meath special …

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TATS

Introducing Talk About Talk Secondary!

A blog by Maxine Burns, I CAN’s Lead Advisor for Youth Programmes. Over the last few weeks I’ve been involved in supporting young people with communication difficulties to run Talk about Talk workshops for adults, seeing firsthand how young people themselves help delegates learn more about communication difficulties and how to support them. This programme has made a statistically significant …

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