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Meath School rated ‘outstanding’ for the third time

We are thrilled to announce that Meath School, I CAN’s specialist primary school, has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for the third time. Meath is one of few schools in England for primary aged children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), including Asperger’s Syndrome. After their visit, which took place on the 3rd March 2016, inspectors stated, ‘The school …

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Sign Supported English Launches at Meath School

The last Thursday before the half-term break was the day when Meath School pupils, staff, parents and guests got together to mark the occasion of Meath’s “official” launch as a Sign Supported English (SSE) using school. The pupils and staff of Meath School have been learning SSE since the start of the autumn term, and this was an opportunity to …

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E-Safety at Meath School

The Internet has become part of our daily lives in recent years and the number of ways that we can access it seems to increase every year.  It is worth thinking about how many different ways we can access it in our own homes: TV, tablet, smart phones, games consoles such as X Box and Play Station and more recently, …

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Social enterprise run by Children’s communication charity gets investment-ready with help from the Social Business Trust Design

The Social Business Trust (SBT) a charity that invests professional support and cash grants in established social enterprises, will more than double the number of social enterprises it works with, in two years, as a result of SBT Design, a new programme announced today 23 February 2016. The social enterprise arm of I CAN, the children’s communication charity is one …

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A guest blog from Arabella Lucas, an I CAN volunteer

I don’t know when autism was first described to me, but my older brother was diagnosed at the age of six. It took me a very long time to notice that there was any difference between him and my sister and I. We shared a bedroom for a few years and I remember playing Lego with him, saving up for …

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