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I CAN’s 125th Anniversary – Reflections from Virginia Beardshaw CEO

Yesterday was I CAN’s actual 125th birthday – something really to celebrate. I CAN stands proudly today as an organisation established 125 years ago to help vulnerable children – our job in 1888, and our job now. For the past 60 years I CAN has worked to ensure that all children can communicate to the best of their ability, and …

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I CAN’s CEO Virginia Beardshaw walks across Morecambe Bay to raise money as an I CAN Champion

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Well, we did it. And ‘we’ is the operative word: it turned out that I was one of 420 people, plus a miscellany of over excited dogs of every shape, size and colour. We were guided by Cedric, the ‘Queen’s Guide’, who spends his summers taking groups across the perils of Morecambe Bay. Mary Hartshorne and Jonothon Wright from I …

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I CAN’s 125th Anniversary Therapy Theme Day

In order to celebrate I CAN’s 125th anniversary, the Therapy Department at Dawn House School led a ‘themed day’ which aimed to highlight the achievements of the charity and how pupils’ speech, language and communication needs are supported in school. The day, which involved 37 students from primary age through to year 11, started with a quiz for students about …

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Meath School celebrates 30 years of supporting children’s communication with a tea party during I CAN’s 125 Anniversary Year

Meath School celebrated its 30th Anniversary at a tea party event yesterday (Thursday 23 May). Meath School was opened by I CAN in September 1982 as a non-maintained special school for children with speech, language and communication difficulties. This year is also I CAN’s 125th Birthday and to help celebrate this anniversary, the school invited over 125 guests to the …

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