Category Archive for: ‘Supporters’

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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Meath School assessment by Meath parent Alexandra Frost

Izzy had speech and language assessments with the NHS which were pretty much rubbish.  They failed to explain exactly what was going on with my daughter except that she was making little or no progress and that the gap between her and her peers was widening.  They seemed reluctant to help getting her a diagnoses or making a proper plan to …

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Chatterbox Challenge is back!

I CAN’s annual sing-along fundraiser for 0-5 year olds is back and set to take place between 1-7 February 2012. Nurseries, children’s groups and childminders can have fantastic fun and develop their communication skills by singing songs and rhymes to raise money for children who struggle with their speech and language. With an exciting summer 2012 ahead, this year’s Chatterbox …

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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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Neil Burgess: I CAN parent, fundraiser and all round athlete nominated to carry the Olympic flame!

Neil Burgess is an I CAN Meath School parent. Neil decided that he wanted to push himself to the limit to raise money for Meath School by completing six personal challenges in six months last year. Neil has been nominated to carry the Olympic Flame for his amazing personal efforts for I CAN. Everyone at Meath School and across I …

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