Humf joins Chatterbox Challenge 2012

Humf is a furry thing.  He is short, round, purple and awfully cuddly.  At three years old Humf is full of wonder at the world, and is always eager to explore the new things he sees around him.  Doing things isn’t always easy for Humf, whether he’s trying to do a somersault, looking for his shadow or just run as …

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Example gives an exclusive interview to Raising Your Game’s Javid (aged 16)

Leading singer and rapper Example gave an exclusive interview to a young people with from Mencap’s Raising Your Game project on Saturday November 26 at Mencap’s Little Noise Sessions. Leading the interview was Javid, aged 16, and member of Raising Your Game in Hertfordshire since January after getting in trouble with the police and receiving a caution. A fan of …

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Talking with teenagers

Parents, carers and family members are by far the most important influences on their children’s lives. It’s through interaction with parents and other adults that speech and language actually develop and this continues to be true right through a young person’s life. But in the often challenging adolescent years, it can be hard for parents and young people to really …

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I CAN’s Dawn House School celebrating following Shine a Light awards

I CAN and staff and students from I CAN’s Dawn House School in Mansfield are celebrating today, as the School was highly commended in the Shine a Light national campaign awards last night (23rd November), in the Communication Friendly Award – Secondary Schools and Colleges Category. Dawn House School and I CAN are also thrilled that the Clipstone Co-operative food …

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Schools get some talking tips from a gold medal athlete

In November, two UK primary schools won a visit from Liz Johnson, Paralympic swimmer to visit the schools and to talk to the students about the importance of believing in yourself to achieve your dreams. St James’s Primary School in Paisley and Percy Hedley Upper and Lower School in Newcastle were entered into a competition for taking part in the …

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