Category Archive for: ‘Volunteers’

An Evening With Colin Firth and Barry Norman: A blog by Virginia Beardshaw

2012 kicked off on a real high for I CAN with ‘An Audience with Colin Firth’ on 6th January. Spellbound is the only word to describe I CAN friends and supporters as they listened to Barry Norman using his encyclopaedic knowledge of cinema to interview the Oscar winning star about his career. We started and finished – of course – with …

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Looking back at 2011: thoughts on the National Year from Virginia Beardshaw

What a fantastic year 2011 has been for speech, language and communication. If you’d told me at the start of this National Year that we would have proposals to integrate oral language across our curriculum at every age and stage, as recommended in this week’s Expert Panel report on the National Curriculum, an Early Years Foundation Stage which places language …

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The Hello Journey – guest post by Anita Kerwin-Nye, Director of The Communication Trust

What a year it’s been! Hello, the national year of communication, has exceeded expectations. Hello is run by The Communication Trust, a coalition of nearly 50 voluntary and community sector organisations with expertise in children’s speech, language and communication, in partnership with Jean Gross, the Government’s Communication Champion.  Hello set out to make children and young people’s communication development a …

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Engage in Education – blog post by Victoria Riley-Hill, I CAN Communication Advisor

It’s a busy time in the life of a communication advisor working on the Engage in Education project.  Children are back to school and the Team are all now starting to work with young people, families and schools.  Dates for training are being planned, workshops to support volunteers are being arranged and there is an air of creativity and opportunity …

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Volunteering at I CAN by Kaisin Yee

“It works. These are the two words that sums up I CAN as a charity, from my experience working with them both at Meath School in Ottershaw, and with the team at the central office in London. As a speech and language therapy student, I had my paediatrics placement at Meath School, where the day-to-day functioning can perhaps best be …

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