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Research Round Up – February 2018

We keep our ears to the ground ensuring that all of our work is evidence based and relevant to the needs of children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). Here are some of the key findings and studies published in the new year you don’t want to have missed. The Ofsted Early Years report Bold Beginnings: Reception Curriculum in …

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Research Round Up – November 2017

October was a busy month for research publications and reports around children’s language development and educational needs. Here are the ones we picked for you. The Early Intervention Foundation compiled a report linking language and other social, emotional and learning outcomes – highlighting how early language development is a primary indicator of child wellbeing. The Education Endowment Foundation and Public …

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Data, data everywhere! Using it wisely to give us the evidence we need.

Mary Hartshorne, I CAN’s Head of Evidence, explains why using evidence is so important, and how it has shaped I CAN in becoming an ‘outcomes focused organisation’. Temperatures have been rising over the past few centuries, whilst at the same time the numbers of pirates have been decreasing. Thus pirates cool the world and global warming is a hoax. In an …

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Supporting children through induction and transition at I CAN’s Dawn House School.

Kathy Horton is a Learning Mentor at Dawn House School, I CAN’s specialist school for children aged 5-19 with severe and complex speech, language and communication difficulties. We spoke to Kathy about how students at Dawn House School are supported during their initial induction into the school and throughout their school life. Tell us a little bit more about your …

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Dawn House School rated ‘outstanding’ for residential provision.

I CAN are delighted to announce that following an inspection in February, Dawn House School’s residential provision has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for a second consecutive year. Dawn House School offers specialist education, therapy and care for children aged 5 to 19 years with severe and complex speech, language and communication needs and/or Aspergers’ Syndrome. The Ofsted inspection found …

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