All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mencap’

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Help us make an impact with Talk about Talk

Talk about Talk is a training and tutoring programme provided by I CAN that develops young people’s communication skills. It supports vulnerable young people; those who are struggling to access training or employment, who may be excluded from education, or at risk of offending – many of these young people will have communication difficulties but often they won’t have been …

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SENDirect

Introducing SENDirect

As the SEN reforms make their torturous way through Parliament, the voluntary sector needs to shift its thinking forward into implementation mode. The change involved is ambitious:  nothing less than a systems change in which families, local authorities, schools and health services and the voluntary sector all need to learn new skills. Genuine person centred planning lies at the heart …

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‘Getting ready for court’ – a new film launched by Raising Your Game

A new film about preparing for court, aimed at young people with a learning disability or communication difficulty has been launched by Raising Your Game. Supported by the Big Lottery Fund, Raising Your Game is a five-year project run by Mencap in partnership with I CAN and Nacro helping  young people aged 14-25 with a learning disability or communication difficulty who are …

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Example gives an exclusive interview to Raising Your Game’s Javid (aged 16)

Leading singer and rapper Example gave an exclusive interview to a young people with from Mencap’s Raising Your Game project on Saturday November 26 at Mencap’s Little Noise Sessions. Leading the interview was Javid, aged 16, and member of Raising Your Game in Hertfordshire since January after getting in trouble with the police and receiving a caution. A fan of …

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I CAN’s Dawn House School celebrating following Shine a Light awards

I CAN and staff and students from I CAN’s Dawn House School in Mansfield are celebrating today, as the School was highly commended in the Shine a Light national campaign awards last night (23rd November), in the Communication Friendly Award – Secondary Schools and Colleges Category. Dawn House School and I CAN are also thrilled that the Clipstone Co-operative food …

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