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Talk Boost Case Study: Lesley Mackay, Speech & Language Teaching Assistant at Toftwood Infant School

We have children on speech and language programmes at our school but were looking for something for those who weren’t on a programme; those that needed that little boost to catch up with their classmates with their speech or understanding for example. Talk Boost was recommended to us by the speech and language therapist that we work closely with at …

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Meath

Guest blog: A parent’s journey into the world of special educational needs

Our son was diagnosed with speech and language ‘delay’ when he was around 2 years old. We had hoped that his slow development of speech would be due to the fact that he was a boy, and because his older sister was ‘doing all the talking for him’; we hoped that it could be due to problems with his hearing… …

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Autism

New books available on I CAN’s shop: Can I tell you about Autism?

 Do your child or a child you are supporting have autism? If yes, then you may find ‘Can I tell you about Autism?’ useful. This book is a part of the series from Jessica Kingsley Publishers covering a range of difficulties that children can have. It is aimed at parents and professionals and anyone who may be in contact with …

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Marissa At The London Marathon

A blog from intern Marissa on her day at the London Marathon

Marissa is a student from the United States and has been interning for I CAN before she returns home for the summer. Here she writes about her first experience at the London Marathon, and what it meant for her. “Go, go, go, you can do it!” someone shouted to my left. All around, crowds of people from all walks of …

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Virgin London Marathon

An amazing day at the Virgin Money London Marathon!

We would like to say a big thank you to all those who participated in the Virgin Money London Marathon for I CAN! Taking place on Sunday 13th April, it was a fantastic day with 23 marathon runners taking part on our behalf. Our marathon runners have been training and fundraising since October last year in order to cover the …

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