All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘children’

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Running the Extra Mile for I CAN – Adam’s Blog #1

As part of his ‘Big Running Challenge’ I CAN supporter Adam Guest will be providing a bi-weekly blog, keeping you up to date with his fitness, his daughter Elsie’s progress in school and why he’s going the extra mile for I CAN. See his first blog below. I’m currently in training for the first event in my “Big Running Challenge” …

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Taking the first big step – how to help your child transition from nursery to primary school

For parents, carers and children, starting primary school can be a big step and one that can cause anxiety and concern for all involved. Our speech and language advisor Louisa Reeves offers her tips and guidance on what parents and carers can do to help their child make that next step successfully and how they can be supported if they …

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Research Round Up – September 2018

This quarter, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) have published several reports: A report on the pilot evaluation of the Voice 21: Improving Oracy Programme. Schools in the trial spent one hour a week developing pupils’ spoken language and communication skills to help them express their thoughts and ideas. Schools received materials and training in oracy based approaches. The programme showed …

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Going the Extra Mile – Adam’s Story

Adam Guest is running a ‘Big Running Challenge’ in support of I CAN and his daughter Elsie who has speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Read why he’s so passionate about bringing awareness to this important issue and why he selected I CAN as his chosen charity for this huge physical test. What was the inspiration behind your Big Running …

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Mary Hartshorne, I CAN Head of Evidence, explains how children with Developmental Language Disorder learn differently and hopes that a new term will help raise awareness of this condition

Last month in our I CAN staff meeting, I asked people from across departments to think back to before they joined I CAN. There were people from our fund raising department, the business team, our media and press teams – as well as finance and admin staff. I asked for a show of hands: ‘how many had heard of Autism …

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