Category Archive for: ‘Teachers’

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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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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Early Talk

I CAN’s Early Talk and the Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

As a legacy of the Early Language Development Programme (ELDP) project, I CAN has reintroduced two training courses for early years professionals. The reintroduction is timely in light of the EYPP. The two courses which now fall under the Early Talk training umbrella are namely  Working with Under 3s and Working with Parents. The courses separately address issues faced by …

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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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