All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘speech’

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Speech sounds in the early years – some typical ages and stages for development

A blog from I CAN Communication Advisor, Amanda Baxter. Ma fweds Peas and Cawwot (My friends are Reece and Charlotte) When children are learning to talk they are still learning to make the sounds we use as adults. A lot of hard work goes in to this – and has been since they were born! All those endless blowing raspberries, …

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Learning to read with Jake and Tizzy!

Here at I CAN we know that early language skills are indicators of a child’s later academic success and are key to their ability to learn to read – that’s why we developed the Jake & Tizzy series! This series of eight books produced by I CAN, the children’s communication charity, is based on everyday familiar situations that children find …

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New survey results from Save the Children

By Kate Freeman, Lead Communication Advisor A recent Save the Children survey highlighted teachers’ concerns about children struggling to speak in full sentences and follow simple instructions.  Teachers said that many never catch up and that early language gaps drag down school results, making it harder to deliver the curriculum for all children. Speaking and listening skills underpin literacy and …

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Chatterbox Challenge : Guest Blog from La Jolie Ronde

This week saw the launch of Chatterbox Challenge and our fantastic partner groups have been sharing blogs and activities with us throughout the week! Our final blog is from La Jolie Ronde Languages for Children, a unique centre for French and Spanish language learning, who have kindly provided Chatterbox Challenge with some exclusive French and Spanish songs. Read their blog below …

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PACEY supporting Chatterbox Challenge 2016!

Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) and our members are delighted to support I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge 2016. Here at PACEY we support childcare professionals to deliver high standards of care and learning. I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge is an event many of our members look forward to and is a great way to get the children in their …

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