Category Archive for: ‘Teachers’

Short Course Blog

Meet Our Short Course Co-ordinator, Emily Nott

I started my week not at my usual desk, but in a room overlooking snowy Regent’s Park, on the fifth floor of the Royal Institute of British Architects. For three days last week this venue was home to 14 speech and language practitioners participating in our ‘Hanen: Learning Language and Loving It’ course. It was my responsibility to welcome them, …

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I CAN Help Combined

The I CAN Help Enquiry Service

Concerned about a child’s talking, listening and understanding? Are you looking for more information about speech, language and communication? Call 020 7843 2544 to arrange a free phone call from one of our qualified speech and language therapists through the I CAN Help Enquiry Service.  I CAN has helped hundreds of parents and practitioners by providing useful information and resources. …

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Lynne Milford Thinkipiece

The Communication Trust call to schools to commit to communication

The Communication Trust has launched a new paper, calling on schools to do more to put emphasis on children and young people developing good speech, language and communication skills. A Generation Adrift draws together research showing that many children and young people are not being adequately supported to develop good communication skills and those with speech, language and communication needs …

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Engage In Education

Engage in Education: helping young people with behaviour difficulties engage with secondary school

Unbelievably we are now coming to the end of our pilot phase of the Engage in Education programme, and what a busy and exciting 16 months we have had! The teams have worked hard through this hectic and snowy time of year creating the shape of Engage in Education for the future so that we have a choice of packages …

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Kate Blog

Identifying SLCN early – Kate Freeman, I CAN’s Lead Advisor on the Early Development Programme

As a speech and language therapist of over 20 years and author of I CAN’s Early Talkers series, the importance of early identification of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) is never far from my mind. Speech, language and communication skills are so important in our lives – they help us let people know what we want, understand what we need …

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