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Mary Hartshorne I CAN Head Of Evidence

Change for good – Let’s change the system

We know that to make the biggest difference, we need to bring about systemic change that will serve and support children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) for years to come. Mary Hartshorne explores… It will soon be six months since I CAN the children’s communication charity and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists …

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PLCs – sharing knowledge and experience

Got something to share? I CAN Communication Advisor, Amanda Baxter, highlights the benefits of joining a professional learning community. There is a saying: ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ recognising that parenting is a shared responsibility – a communal affair. A key part of I CAN’s Place strategy is that we believe it takes communities to enable children …

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No Pens Day Wednesday

Pens down, speak up! It’s #NoPensDay Wednesday

Today (4th October, 2017) is No Pens Day Wednesday, a day dedicated to showcasing the importance of speech, language and communication within the classroom, encouraging schools and settings to put down their pens and to run a day of speaking and listening activities. With the first No Pens Day being held in 2011, the event is now in its seventh …

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A new Director for The Communication Trust

As a founding member and host of The Communication Trust I CAN are pleased to welcome Octavia Holland as the new Director of The Communication Trust. Octavia is coming to the Trust from Gingerbread, the charity for single parents where she is Director of Policy, Advice and Communication. Octavia will lead the Trust in its work to ensure that every …

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I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw awarded CBE in New Year’s Honours List

What better way to start a new year with some exciting news – Virginia Beardshaw, I CAN’s Chief Executive has had her commitment to children’s speech, language and communication recognised in the New Year’s Honours list with a CBE. Virginia has led I CAN through an eventful 10 years. I CAN’s Make Chatter Matter campaign in 2006 brought the issue …

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