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May Staff Events 2014

Three cheers to three I CAN champs who challenged themselves last weekend!

May Bank Holiday was both exciting and tough for several  I CAN staff members who have taken on some amazing challenges for I CAN, and raised over £1,250 so far! We are all really proud of their achievements, and grateful to the 55 runners that joined I CAN at the Bupa 10K on Sunday, plus Louise Whaite who ran the …

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Guest blog: A parent’s journey into the world of special educational needs

Our son was diagnosed with speech and language ‘delay’ when he was around 2 years old. We had hoped that his slow development of speech would be due to the fact that he was a boy, and because his older sister was ‘doing all the talking for him’; we hoped that it could be due to problems with his hearing… …

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Happy 2nd Birthday, Talk Boost!

Talk Boost is I CAN’s hugely popular speech, language and communication intervention. As we approach its second birthday we take the opportunity to reflect on some of Talk Boost’s great achievements of the past two years. Talk Boost is now supporting children, aged 4-7, with language delay, in more than 1,000 schools to help them catch up with their peers.  …

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Shine a Light Awards Finalists announced!

Here at I CAN, we were thrilled when we found out that several of our colleagues and partners have been shortlisted as part of the Shine A Light awards 2013-14, celebrating excellent practice in supporting children and young people’s communication development. This yearly event, sponsored by The Communication Trust and Pearson Assessment, is a great way to showcase all the …

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New books available on I CAN’s shop: Helping Children to Improve their Communication Skills Review

The Helping Children to Improve their Communication Skills book from Jessica Kingsley Publishers provides ideas for activities for professionals working with children aged 5 to 12 years old with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), as well as parents of children with SLCN. Part 1 gives the theoretical and practical background to SLCN, helping to increase the confidence of professionals …

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