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A Recipe for Speaking Success!

By I CAN Communication Advisor, Amanda Baxter Now that the seasons have changed and we’re coming into to winter we might be less likely to spend time outside with our children (except for those of us shivering at the play parks). Now is a good time to start on some indoor activities that are fun and can help your child’s …

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Students at I CAN’s Dawn House School participate in pupil voice activity commissioned by the government.

Pupil voice consultations are well regarded in schools as a way for teachers to gather useful feedback from students about their education and how it could be improved. In November, students at I CAN’s Dawn House School participated in a pupil voice activity – but one commissioned by government. Currently, the DfE is consulting on the Draft Code of Practice …

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Could you help I CAN be Morrisons next Charity Partner?

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We are delighted that Morrisons has shortlisted I CAN to be one of 3 charities that their staff can vote for over the next couple of weeks.  Of course, 3 charities means 3 worthy causes.  But at I CAN we are determined to do all we can to win the support of Morrisons staff because we know just how transformational …

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Join us for our live Twitter Q&A!

On Wednesday 11 of December between 3pm & 4pm, our expert advisor Amanda Baxter will be answering your questions live on Twitter. If you have any questions relating to a child or young person’s speech, language or communication, please tweet them any time before or during the live Q&A to @ICANCharity along with the hashtag #ASKICAN, and our qualified speech …

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I CAN’s 125th Anniversary – Reflections from Virginia Beardshaw CEO

Yesterday was I CAN’s actual 125th birthday – something really to celebrate. I CAN stands proudly today as an organisation established 125 years ago to help vulnerable children – our job in 1888, and our job now. For the past 60 years I CAN has worked to ensure that all children can communicate to the best of their ability, and …

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