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Dawn House celebrate European Day of AAC

At the beginning of March 2018, staff and students at Dawn House School celebrated the CPLOL (the umbrella organisation of European Speech and Language Therapists) European Day of AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). A student and a Teaching Assistant from Dawn House School designed the poster below which was voted by other SLTs throughout Europe to be the poster used …

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) at I CAN’s Meath School

Jessie Luckins, Senior Speech and Language Therapist and Aided Communication Coordinator at I CAN‘s Meath School, spoke to us about the importance of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and how it works to aid and develop communication for pupils throughout the school. What is AAC? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is anything that is used to help problems with speech, …

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Clubs at Meath School Offer Children Unique Social Opportunities

One of the important things in nurturing a child’s development, is offering an environment where they can exercise social skills. At Meath School, we have that environment where children can exercise teamwork through communication, fostering a safe place where they can utilise the communication tools Meath School empowers them with, to learn and grow together. One of these clubs is …

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I CAN’s Meath Primary School Choir Sings Birthday Greeting to Dame Judi Dench

The Meath Singers from I CAN’s Meath Primary School  in Surrey, recently sang and signed a birthday greeting to Dame Judi Dench who is an ambassador for I CAN, the children’s communication charity. Janet Dunn (Principal) said, “We are so proud of our children at Meath School and they are so proud of themselves.” I CAN’s Meath Primary School provides children with …

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Understanding different ways to talk

Did you have a chat to someone on your way to work or school this morning? Most of us have no trouble talking to others, and very often we take this for granted. For some children this can be a daily challenge – they will usually need to find other ways of talking to their friends or telling an adult …

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