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Learning to read with Jake and Tizzy!

Here at I CAN we know that early language skills are indicators of a child’s later academic success and are key to their ability to learn to read – that’s why we developed the Jake & Tizzy series! This series of eight books produced by I CAN, the children’s communication charity, is based on everyday familiar situations that children find …

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I CAN’s ‘Jake and Tizzy’ stories

Rachel Trenchard, SEND and Early Years Consultant read the Jake and Tizzy books from I CAN. Rachel, an expert in the early years has reviewed the books with consideration of their impact and appeal. Jake and Tizzy book review Colourful and captivating would be just two of the words I would use to describe these exciting new titles. The simple …

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A review of the adventures of ‘Jake and Tizzy’: a new series of story books from I CAN

Retired lecturer Chrissie Boylan read the eight Jake and Tizzy stories with her niece Caitlin, aged 4… “I read the Jake and Tizzy stories with my four year old great-niece Caitlin earlier this year. The first thing that caught our eye was the overall look of the books. The illustrations are really vibrant, appealing and easy for a child to …

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World Book Day

Being a Better Bookworm

With World Book Day coming soon, Amanda Baxter, I CAN Communication Advisor considers how schools, settings and parents can encourage communication skills through the love of books. Do you have a favourite book? I don’t have one favourite. I have lots! I usually have a thriller on the go, which I owe to my love of early Enid Blyton and …

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Top 10 Toys for the Development of Communication Skills!

There are lots of ways that you can support the development of your child’s communication skills.  Really helpful ways to encourage communication include having fun together, making it easier for them to talk and pay attention (try having time without background noise like TV each day) and showing them the right way by modelling correct talking rather than correcting them.  …

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