All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘parent’

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Gaining A Voice with Meath School: Zan’s story

Below Catherine tells us about what life has been like since finding Meath School for her son, Alexander For the first two years of Alexander’s life, we watched our young son struggle to communicate with the world around him. At five, Alexander could not make any sounds on command. Never mind words or letters, sounds. An assessment and diagnosis – …

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Gaining A Voice with Meath School: Daniel’s Story

Below Daniel’s mum, Emma, tells us about his progress since attending I CAN’s Meath School My nine year old son, Daniel, started attending Meath – I CAN’s specialist speech and language school – in February 2012. We first noticed that Daniel was struggling with his speech, language and communication at around 18 -20 months old. He was babbling but the …

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Gaining A Voice with Meath School: Tom’s Story

Below Victoria tells us of the progress her son Tom has made since attending I CAN’s Meath School Our son Thomas, who is now 11, started attending Meath – I CAN’s specialist school – in January 2010, when he was five and a half years old. Thomas has a rare chromosome deletion disorder called Koolen De Vries syndrome which has …

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A parent’s journey to Meath School

Every day parents face the challenge of finding the help and support that their child needs for their speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), as well as the support that they as parents need when dealing with their child’s difficulties. Reama’s son Tait attends I CAN’s Meath School. As well as being a parent, Reama is also one  of the …

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Neil Burgess: I CAN parent, fundraiser and all round athlete nominated to carry the Olympic flame!

Neil Burgess is an I CAN Meath School parent. Neil decided that he wanted to push himself to the limit to raise money for Meath School by completing six personal challenges in six months last year. Neil has been nominated to carry the Olympic Flame for his amazing personal efforts for I CAN. Everyone at Meath School and across I …

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