All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘#125’

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I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw awarded CBE in New Year’s Honours List

What better way to start a new year with some exciting news – Virginia Beardshaw, I CAN’s Chief Executive has had her commitment to children’s speech, language and communication recognised in the New Year’s Honours list with a CBE. Virginia has led I CAN through an eventful 10 years. I CAN’s Make Chatter Matter campaign in 2006 brought the issue …

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I CAN 125 Event Edward Timpson MP And Meath School Choir

Dare to dream…

A blog by Laura Woodward, Mum to Eleanor, who attends I CAN’s Meath School. Eleanor is in the Meath School Choir and they came to I CAN’s 125th Anniversary event at Speaker’s House on 26th November 2013 to help celebrate 125 years of supporting vulnerable children. Five years ago Eleanor was speaking in single words, would not make eye contact …

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Virginia 125 Champion

I CAN’s CEO Virginia Beardshaw walks across Morecambe Bay to raise money as an I CAN Champion

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Well, we did it. And ‘we’ is the operative word: it turned out that I was one of 420 people, plus a miscellany of over excited dogs of every shape, size and colour. We were guided by Cedric, the ‘Queen’s Guide’, who spends his summers taking groups across the perils of Morecambe Bay. Mary Hartshorne and Jonothon Wright from I …

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Dawn House School student wows guests at I CAN’s 125th Anniversary Launch Event

Sam Crowther, a Further Education student at I CAN’s Dawn House School, spoke to over 100 guests at the launch of I CAN’s 125th Anniversary in March. The event also launched the final phase of the Million Lost Voices appeal. Sam gave a moving presentation for five minutes bringing to life how challenging it is to live with a communication …

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Xmas 2012

Christmas Message from Virginia Beardshaw, I CAN CEO

2012 has been busy for all charities and particularly those working with children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. The policy landscape continues to change – with the introduction of a revised Early Years Foundation Stage which has communication and language at its heart; proposals for a new Primary Curriculum and the publication of the draft SEN …

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