Category Archive for: ‘Volunteers’

Caiden Whelan

A parent story: The impact Talk Boost KS1 made to my son

Since launching in March 2012, I CAN’s Talk Boost KS1 intervention has reached almost 40,000 children in 2,200 schools, boosting their communication skills and helping them to catch up with their peers. One of those children is Mandy’s six year old son, Caiden. Caiden, who is in year 1, recently finished a 10 week Talk Boost KS1 intervention. When describing …

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Guest blog: Have a tip-top Chatterbox Challenge with PACEY’s top tips

Here at the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) we are really excited about the upcoming Chatterbox Challenge week on 8th-14th February 2016. PACEY understands that language is important because it forms the foundation for interacting with others – allowing us to communicate our needs, thoughts and experiences. Babies are born ready to communicate – listening, responding and …

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Boogie Mites

Transform Rubbish Into Music Magic For Little Elves and Fairies!

The year is whizzing past, as usual, which means it’s nearly time for Chatterbox Challenge 2016! Once again Boogie Mites are delighted to play our part in boosting children’s communication through active music making, and we have put together some fun and easy-to-follow music resources that I hope you will enjoy using (and yes these do include free song mp3s …

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Mere Green

Case Study: Mere Green Primary School, trained in I CAN’s Primary Talk

Read below to hear from Michelle Spires, a Senior Leader at Mere Green Primary School, having trained in I CAN’s Primary Talk programme earlier this year. “As a school with a dedicated speech and language Resource Base, a small number of our staff already had some expertise developing communication skills and had been working closely with Speech and Language Therapists. …

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Meath

Evidence Based Practice in action at I CAN’s Meath School

At I CAN’s Meath School we are passionate about delivering the very best service we can and enabling our pupils who have severe and complex speech and language needs to achieve and learn to the very best of their ability. As a speech and language therapy department we live and breathe evidence based practice knowing that this is vital in …

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