Category Archive for: ‘Teachers’

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Guest blog from Lisa and Tracey at Talking Tots: Turn a white Christmas into a fun communication opportunity

For most of us, snow loses its appeal somewhere around the time when we have to pay for central heating and commute to jobs in the morning. When it snows in Britain – even the lightest flurry – the trains are cancelled, the motorways grind to a halt and the house becomes impossible to keep warm. But seeing snow through …

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I CAN celebrations after Shine a Light Awards 2012 by Virginia Beardshaw

I was honoured to attend this year’s Shine a Light Awards on Wednesday 21st November in London and to present an Outstanding Achievement Award. The Awards were a wonderful opportunity for teams, settings and individuals across the UK to celebrate excellence and best practice in supporting children’s and young people’s communication, and those with SLCN. There were over 300 applications …

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Little Dish shares their Fresh Fruit Muffins recipe for Chatterbox Challenge 2013 tea party

Fresh Fruit Muffins Simplicity: Straightforward Makes: 12 muffins Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes   Ingredients: 125g (4 ½ oz) plain flour 60g (2 ¼ oz) wholemeal flour 60g (2 ¼ oz) rolled oats 60g (2 ¼ oz) brown sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 60g (2 ¼ oz) blueberries 60g (2 ¼ oz) peeled and chopped apple (about …

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Top Five Party Pursuits Reveal Kids are Getting Back to Basics

Forget professional entertainers and over-the-top goody bags, today’s under-5s are shunning expensive gimmicks in favour of traditional party fun such as musical chairs and pass the parcel. I CAN, the children’s communication charity, today unveils the top five children’s party activities from a survey of 1500 UK parents of under-5s. It’s a list full of fun pursuits that build communication …

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Dawn House School’s Exciting Events!

Friends of Dawn House School have lined up a number of exciting events for the run up to Christmas. On Friday 30th November, join us for a one night only performance at The Blue Shed theatre in Sheffield of ‘The Red Wot Was Fez’, by Under the Headstocks community theatre company. The play is a thought provoking piece detailing two parents’ …

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