All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘advice’

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

Does your child or a child you are supporting have a stammer? If the answer is yes then I CAN recommends Can I tell you about Stammering? – a book from Jessica Kingsley Publishers. This book will offer you an insight into the world of a child who stammers and share some practical ways to help. Written by a parent …

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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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Supporting schools to narrow the gap: blog from Natasha Theobald, I CAN Head of Communications

It’s been a busy month for the Department for Education with several new announcements about changes to the curriculum, secondary school accountability and the arrival of the Children and Families Bill in the House of Commons. At the same time, a report has been released by Ofsted, which looks at how schools are using Pupil Premium funding to support pupils …

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Happy holidays?

Some people love the festive season – the flashing lights, the excitement and anticipation, the parties! For others it’s just hard work with the shopping, cooking and preparations. For some it can be a really stressful time of year. Children with speech, language and communication needs can often find it hard this time of year for lots of different reasons: …

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Guest blog from Lisa and Tracey at Talking Tots: Turn a white Christmas into a fun communication opportunity

For most of us, snow loses its appeal somewhere around the time when we have to pay for central heating and commute to jobs in the morning. When it snows in Britain – even the lightest flurry – the trains are cancelled, the motorways grind to a halt and the house becomes impossible to keep warm. But seeing snow through …

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