All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘afasic’

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Finding the right advice for your family

The incredible wealth of knowledge and experience of the I CAN Help Enquiry Service has helped over 1000 concerned parents and family members in 2017. The specialists that make up the Enquiry Service team offer advice and solutions that, parents may not have previously considered, like in Nichola’s case. Sometimes just a little bit of guidance can make all the …

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What is Specific Language Impairment?

My child has been diagnosed and I want to know how I can get help for him. Specific Language Impairment (or SLI as it is often called) is a term that is used to describe difficulties with learning and using language. Children are described as having SLI when they are as clever as other children their age, but they struggle …

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The I CAN Help Enquiry Service

Concerned about a child’s talking, listening and understanding? Are you looking for more information about speech, language and communication? Call 020 7843 2544 to arrange a free phone call from one of our qualified speech and language therapists through the I CAN Help Enquiry Service.  I CAN has helped hundreds of parents and practitioners by providing useful information and resources. …

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The journey from Make Chatter Matter to Hello – by Anita Kerwin-Nye, outgoing Director of The Communication Trust

I was working for I CAN, as Director of Communications, when the seeds for The Communication Trust were sown. Working closely with Virginia Beardshaw, Chief Executive of I CAN, we ran the incredible Make Chatter Matter campaign, which firmly put children’s communication on the policy and media agenda. In the wake of the Bercow Review, which the voluntary sector had …

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Spreading the word – an update from a Communication Ambassador

My name is Pip and I am a Communication Ambassador. You may be asking yourself “ what on earth is one of those and what can I do to help?” I like to think of us as the “A-Team” of information on communication. I decided to volunteer because when my daughter was younger I didn’t realise how much information and …

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