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Dawn House School student performs at national Voice Box Competition

On Monday 17th March Alex Horne, a Year 6 pupil from Dawn House School, was one of 10 finalists invited to perform a joke at the national Voice Box competition held at Speaker’s House in the Palace of Westminster. Voice Box, run by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and The Communication Trust, was a national competition for …

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Children and Families Bill becomes an Act: Blog from Virginia Beardshaw I CAN CEO

Yesterday the Children and Families Bill received Royal Assent and became an Act – the Children and Families Act 2014. The SEN reforms contained in the new Act are correctly billed as the biggest change to Special Education for a generation. Their passing into law is a true milestone. Before we get enmeshed in questions of implementation it is worth …

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The Children & Families Act

What is the Children & Families Act? The Children and Families Act is the law the coalition government has introduced to take forward its plans for improving services for vulnerable children and families in England. It covers a whole range of different areas of children’s lives; one of which is services for children with special educational needs (SEN). The Children and …

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A Christmas round-up from our CEO

2013 was always going to be a special year for I CAN.  The charity was founded 125 years ago by Victorian social reformer Octavia Hill and the Reverend Dowdeswell Graham to help vulnerable children. 21st century I CAN is very proud to uphold their vision. For the past 60 years we’ve focussed on the vital yet neglected area of children’s …

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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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