All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘slcn’

Castles

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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Bob Reitemeier

What’s next for Bercow: Ten Year On

I CAN’s Chief Executive, Bob Reitemeier, explains the ‘next steps’ as we begin to illustrate the reality facing children with SLCN and their families. Bercow: Ten Years On is an independent review of the state of provision for children’s speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) being carried out by I CAN, the children’s communication charity, and the Royal College of Speech …

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Mandy Grist

It is what you do, AND the way that you do it! Ensuring a communication supportive environment

I CAN’s speech and language specialist, Mandy Grist, details the significance of creating environments that are conducive to the development of children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN). With the summer holidays now upon us many people will find themselves heading outside for adventure and activities. As well as providing the possibility of some much longed for sunshine (fingers crossed!), …

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Children in Need

I CAN awarded £36,700 by BBC Children in Need

We are delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded us a grant of £36,700 over three years. The grant funded a summer holiday club for I CAN’s Meath School in Ottershaw, Surrey. I CAN’s ‘Holiday Club’ offers our pupils the opportunity to develop their confidence, independence, and social skills through a planned programme of activities in a …

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Bercow-thankyou

Bercow: Ten Years On – the surveys are now closed, but the work carries on!

Since the launch of the call for evidence in January, the Bercow: Ten Years On review has been a whirlwind of activity, with the focus being getting the breadth and depth of information that we needed to inform our review. Our priority has been to ensure we enable everyone concerned about support for children and young people with speech, language …

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