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Join us for our live Twitter Q&A!

On Wednesday 11 of December between 3pm & 4pm, our expert advisor Amanda Baxter will be answering your questions live on Twitter. If you have any questions relating to a child or young person’s speech, language or communication, please tweet them any time before or during the live Q&A to @ICANCharity along with the hashtag #ASKICAN, and our qualified speech …

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Update from the ELDP

Among those who have trained a very large number of practitioners through ELDP are: April Barry & her team on the Isle of Wight who are cascading training to all 60 children’s centres and accredited childminders on the island. This team is actively using ELDP resources to engage with parents, and incorporating activities into parent workshops and sessions such as …

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APPG for Children Inquiry: ‘Children and the Police’, by I CAN Communication Advisor, Liz Wood

I’m pleased that how the police engage with young people is in the spotlight. The All Party Parliamentary Group for Children has launched a new inquiry to explore the police’s relationships with children and young people, how they engage with them, and how children and young people view the police.  The inquiry will also consider how the police interact with …

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Dawn House School students excel themselves, by school principal Angela Child

I was thrilled to return to school on Thursday 15th and 22nd August to help the staff call our pupils with their exam results. It was a sunny day outside and definitely a positive day inside as we shared the excitement of our pupils and their families as we shared the news with how they had done in their GCSEs …

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What is Stammering?

Stammering is how we talk about a child’s speech when they are affected in the following ways: Their speech is ‘jerky’ and gets stuck They can’t seem to get started with talking (“….. I want some juice”) They repeat sounds in words e.g. “ssstory” They repeat part of the word (e.g. “mu-mu-mu-mummy”) What is the difference between stammering and stuttering? …

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