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I CAN is the children’s communication charity. Our mission is that no child should be left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding.
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Would your child benefit from time in residential provision? We offer welcoming, and comfortable boarding facilities for 8 - 19-year-olds at Dawn House, with a 24-hour curriculum to support students’ development:
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Do you work in a primary or secondary school? Are you looking for best practice ideas on how to support your pupils with ? Look no further than our fantastic factsheets, packed full of ideas. View them here:
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Our enquiry line is now closed. It will reopen again on Monday morning!
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Did you know we have 2 outstanding special schools in Surrey & Nottinghamshire? We also run an enquiry service, offer training programmes, multi-disciplinary assessments & provide free resources through our Talking Point website. Find out more here:
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If your child or a child in your care needs support, our speech and language therapists have the knowledge and expertise to help you. Contact our enquiry line today on 020 7843 2544
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I CAN May 21
What is oracy? Good question! It’s the ability to express yourself well and have the confidence to share your thoughts and listen to others. Speaking is part of everyday life but we need to better support children to find their voice
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I CAN May 21
Our helpline line has just closed – if you would like to speak to one of our speech and language therapists, our helpline will be open at 9 o’clock tomorrow
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I CAN May 21
Our enquiry line is now open – if you want to talk to a specialist SLT about a child or young person’s speech and language development, contact us on 020 7843 2544
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I CAN May 20
Are you concerned about the progress of your child’s language development? Use our online progress checker today! By selecting your child’s age and answering a few questions, we’ll give you an indication of their progress. Start here:
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I CAN May 20
Our enquiry line has just closed – for any enquiries, our helpline will be open at 9 o’clock tomorrow
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I CAN May 20
. wants a new cross-party children’s strategy with SLCN at its core. We welcome call for a multi-authority strategy so that children with learning disabilities get the right interventions early.
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I CAN May 20
Our services at Dawn House School are open for pupils aged 8 - 19, and can help young people with develop increased independence in domestic settings and the local community:
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Anne-Marie Cray May 20
All set up for Tots talking training today at
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Katie Stansfield May 17
I’ve had an absolutely blast training at today. Trainer was incredibly comical and have learnt a lot. Nearly home!
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I CAN May 17
On Sunday, James will take on the Marathon in aid of , and in honour of his niece Julia, a SLT in training who wanted to help children with . Read his story and support him Good luck James!
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I CAN May 17
Recent DfE-funded research said teachers’ main development needs in their induction years included supporting pupils with . 39% however said they had received no learning at all about typical development!
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I CAN May 17
Do you support babies, toddlers & young children in learning to talk? Our Early Talkers is a great activity set containing packs for all ages from birth to 5yrs. You can find this award-winning resource here
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I CAN May 17
Does your child have a ? We have a bundle of free resources on our Talking Point website, all designed to help parents and carers of children with , including a Progress Checker! View the resources here:
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I CAN May 17
Evidence shows 81% of children with emotional and behavioural problems have SLCN. With government set to pilot new Secure Schools for this vulnerable group of children, decision makers must understand their need for SLCN input.
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I CAN May 16
Great to see highlight needs of children in secure settings. Children excluded from school, fostered or in care, in the youth justice system and with mental health issues are at much higher risk of SLCN
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