Category Archive for: ‘Volunteers’

Storytelling

Storytelling at Meath School

Storytelling at I CAN’s Meath School is a part of an ever-evolving curriculum that allows our children to interact with each other and the story by creating an immersive storytelling environment. Pam, one of our teachers writes, “. . . the storytelling process continues to evolve; enjoyed by class group, enabling challenging stories and ideas to be understood, giving the …

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Nimrita 2

“If you’re 100% focused on what you want to be or achieve in life, then nothing in the world can stop you” – former Meath School pupil, Nimrita.

Before I came to Meath School, I was a very lonely child. I had been attending a mainstream primary school nearby but I didn’t stay there long, it was for about a term or two. During that time, I went to school and had my lessons but I never felt like I belonged there I used to get bullied about …

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Meath School Choir

I CAN’s Meath Primary School Choir Sings Birthday Greeting to Dame Judi Dench

The Meath Singers from I CAN’s Meath Primary School  in Surrey, recently sang and signed a birthday greeting to Dame Judi Dench who is an ambassador for I CAN, the children’s communication charity. Janet Dunn (Principal) said, “We are so proud of our children at Meath School and they are so proud of themselves.” I CAN’s Meath Primary School provides children with …

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Megan Callanan

Looking to get involved at I CAN? Hear from one of our volunteers.

I CAN is truly a special place. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to volunteer in the head office with the fundraising department. Being an American exchange student about to work in a British office, I was feeling both excitement and nerves before my first day. However, all of those nerves were quickly erased once I began my volunteering …

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SENDirect

Launch of SENDirect will help families like mine, I CAN Chief Executive Virginia Beardshaw

I remember how lost I felt when my youngest child was diagnosed with speech and language problems. In that antique pre-internet era I couldn’t find anything out about what was wrong, or what to do, or where to go to get help. Misery and frustration resulted. adly, evidence from parents today suggests that not a lot has changed. Most parents …

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