Category Archive for: ‘Teachers’

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Marshmallow Sky: A Play by Alan Dawson, Dawn House School

‘Marshmallow Sky’ is the second play about autism written by Alan Dawson. Alan works in the FE department at I CAN’s Dawn House School. The first play, ‘The Red Wot Was Fez’ was performed in a short tour of Mansfield, Worksop and Sheffield last year. The final performance was at The Blue Shed Theatre, Sheffield in November and all proceeds …

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Guest Blog From Dr Toby Close: Secondary Talk in action at Park Hall

After the recent arctic blast and enforced school closures that resulted in disruption and endless MetOffice website checking (just in case!), it was lovely to find myself back in the warm familiarity of our Wednesday morning teaching and learning training session. Every Wednesday, before the students arrive, in lieu of a tutor period, we run a teaching and learning Continued …

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Chatterbox Challenge: Are you ready for your Mad Chatter’s Tea Party with Humf?

I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge week is coming up on 1-8th March 2013. We held our own Chatterbox Challenge tea party yesterday with a special appearance from Humf, from Nick Jr.’s who danced with the children to ‘I’m a Little Teapot’! Boogie Mites came along to lead our Chatterbox Challenge songs and activities and our Communication Advisor, Jon Gilmartin, was there to …

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Why are schools reporting more children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)?

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Just before Christmas, the Department for Education (DfE) launched the results of a major 3 year national research programme: the Better Communication Research Programme (BCRP), the most extensive research programme ever for SLCN with the ambitious aims of bringing together research, policy and practice. One of the headlines was that the number of children and young people at primary and …

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Still chance to enter Bath Half Family Fun Run for I CAN

With the New Year in full bloom, and lots of talk of resolutions and a healthier you in 2013, there is still time to secure your place in the Bath Half Family Fun Run, which will take place just after the start of the half marathon on Sunday 3 March. The Fun Run has grown year on year with over …

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