All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘speech language and communication needs’

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Match of the Day at Meath FC

Tory Dean is a Learning Support Assistant and Kathryn Goold a Speech and Language Therapist at I CAN’s Meath School in Surrey. Here they tell us about Meath’s Tuesday football club. Excitement about Meath School’s football club starts first thing on Tuesday morning, when cries of ‘see you at football club’ greet us as we walk across the playground. By …

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Falling for I CAN – Support Jodie

Our amazing fundraisers are known to take it to the limits; raising awareness and much needed cash to support children with SLCN. Jodie Hennel is no exception, as she plans on plummeting thousands of feet from the sky. We find out why… What impact has speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) had on you or your family’s life? My cousin …

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Bringing provision to you – The Place Strategy

I CAN’s Director of Regional Development, Kate Freeman, reflects on the challenges local communities face and how we are improving the provision for children with speech, language and communication needs near you, via The Place Strategy. “Everybody fails in their first week at school.” …These were the words spoken to me as a newly qualified speech and language therapist when I …

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Let’s talk about youth employment

Maxine Burns talks about the challenges facing young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) as they look to find employment.  One of the many things I love about working at I CAN is the sense of community there is amongst the various teams that contribute to the organisation. Even though I’m not physically located in the office, I’m …

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Combining celebration and chatter

Mandy Grist offers some key tips on supporting children’s speech development over the festive period. Christmas is coming, and in my house this usually means the joining up of friends and families to spend time together, often connecting with people that we don’t see on a regular basis. And we love it! An opportunity to share news, play games and …

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