I CAN Schools put down their pens for No Pens Day Wednesday!

On 10th October, young people aged 5 – 19 from I CAN’s Dawn House School and aged 5-11 from I CAN’s Meath School put down their pens and picked up language in support of No Pens Day Wednesday; a national speaking and listening event organised by The Communication Trust. The schools successfully organised a day for all pupils where all …

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Meath School pupil writes to the Prime Minister

Jacob is 9 years old and goes to I CAN’s Meath School. Jacob is visually and hearing impaired and has speech, language and communication needs. Jacob has an interest in mice and other rodents and he has always wanted to learn more about them. He was disappointed that they were not included in the national curriculum, so he decided to …

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Pre-schoolers’ communication gets a boost with new activity pack

Children’s communication charity, I CAN launches new resource Chatting with Children at Childcare Expo, Coventry Pre-school children in the UK will get a boost from a new activity pack designed to help develop their communication skills – launched at the Childcare Expo in Coventry last week (28th September).  The new resource, Chatting with Children, was produced by I CAN, the children’s …

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I CAN’s Dawn House School pupils and staff go to the Paralympic Games

It was an early start as we all set our alarms for 6am Friday 7th September. There was no time for breakfast, as we headed to Newark train station to catch the 07:30 to Kings Cross. Croissants and jam on the train filled filed a hole on a very quiet journey down – our excitement to see the Paralympics was …

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Meath School’s tea party with Humf for the Chatterbox Challenge

Children at I CAN’s Meath School had an amazing time having their very own tea party for the Chatterbox Challenge. They enjoyed a fun and healthy selection of food at their tea party held in Meath’s gardens. They were also very excited to have an extra special guest – Humf, from the popular pre-school TV series currently airing on Nick …

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