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No Pens Day Wednesday at Dawn House School

Andrea Robinson, Therapy Team Leader at Dawn House shares the school’s recent experience of ‘No Pens Wednesday’ and highlights from their annual Voice Box Joke Competition. On Wednesday 5th October 2016 Dawn House signed up to a national speaking and listening event organised by The Communication Trust called “No Pens Day Wednesday”. Lessons were prepared to focus even more on …

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THRASS at Dawn House School

I CAN’s Dawn House School is an ‘outstanding’ (Ofsted 2015) specialist school for children and young people aged five to 19 with severe and complex speech, language and communication difficulties including those with Asperger’s Syndrome. The majority of pupils at Dawn House School have difficulty with some aspect of reading or writing. This could be difficulties with reading accuracy, comprehension, …

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Storytelling at I CAN’s Meath School

Since 2011, we have enhanced and developed a storytelling approach to support literacy at I CAN’s Meath School. This has been a reflective process taking different aspects of our work with drama specialist, Louise Coigley and educational writer, Pie Corbett, tailoring their approaches to the needs of our learners at Meath. We have worked on the premise, ‘If you can’t …

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Language and literacy in secondary schools

Mary Hartshorne, I CAN Director of Outcomes and Information writes about the importance of higher level language skills for literacy in secondary schools. There is a rule in my local book group: if you can’t attend the monthly meeting, you must contribute to the discussion by sending  in a brief book review which is read out to the group. As …

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Kate Garraway joins forces with M&Co for I CAN

I CAN are delighted to be benefiting from a ‘Kite and Cosmic’ children’s clothing collection launching today. The range has been designed by M&Co and Kate Garraway to be fun, exciting and fashionable. The clothing is available in 220 stores. One in ten children are living with a communication difficulty in the UK. That’s three children in every classroom. This …

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