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Language, language everywhere – a blog from Clare Geldard, I CAN’s Director of Operations and a qualified speech & language therapist

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills. When we talk about taking time and thought to develop children’s language we aren’t really asking for lots to change. There is lots that we can …

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Getting ready to read – a blog from Virginia Beardshaw CBE, I CAN CEO

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills People might be curious as to why a communication charity is involved in a coalition to get children reading. And this curiosity is exactly why I …

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Knowing what to expect and when – a blog from Mandy Grist, Lead Advisor of Communications at I CAN

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills. A very common question asked during pregnancy is “when can my baby hear me?” – expectant parents are keen to know when they can start talking …

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Boys can be chatterboxes too! A blog from Mary Hartshorne, I CAN’s Director of Outcomes & Information and a qualified speech & language therapist

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills Last month the Read On.Get On campaign launched a new report which showed the difference not only in the language and reading ability of children growing …

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Why all the whys? – a blog from Kate Freeman, Lead Communication Advisor at I CAN

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills “I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions. Occasionally, I find an answer“- Stephen Hawking …

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