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What aspects of communication do young people find most challenging?

A blog by Maxine Burns, Lead Communication Advisor One feature of I CAN’s original Talk about Talk programme that helped it win this year’s Shine a Light Award for innovation from The Communication Trust and Pearson Assessment, is the way it involved young people right from the word go. Teenagers helped to design and then co-delivered a short course to …

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Introducing I CAN’s 2014/15 Impact Report from Virginia Beardshaw CBE, I CAN CEO

September is Annual General Meeting season.  At I CAN’s 127th AGM on the 23rd my job as CEO was to introduce Trustees and Friends of the charity to our 2014/15 Impact Report. It is definitely our most vibrant and visually appealing one yet. This year we organised the report against our against our strategic objectives, so we can see clearly …

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Introducing Talk About Talk Secondary!

A blog by Maxine Burns, I CAN’s Lead Advisor for Youth Programmes. Over the last few weeks I’ve been involved in supporting young people with communication difficulties to run Talk about Talk workshops for adults, seeing firsthand how young people themselves help delegates learn more about communication difficulties and how to support them. This programme has made a statistically significant …

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I CAN’s Christmas round up from our CEO, Virginia Beardshaw

As 2014 draws to a close, we have a hugely successful year for I CAN to reflect on. The year started with a Gala Concert at St. James’s Palace to celebrate I CAN’s 125th Anniversary. This prestigious event was made possible by the kind support of Her Majesty The Queen who has been a patron of I CAN throughout her reign, …

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Help us make an impact with Talk about Talk

Talk about Talk is a training and tutoring programme provided by I CAN that develops young people’s communication skills. It supports vulnerable young people; those who are struggling to access training or employment, who may be excluded from education, or at risk of offending – many of these young people will have communication difficulties but often they won’t have been …

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