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    Created on Tuesday, 25 August 2015. Posted by 

    Colin Young a researcher at University of Glasgow, Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research wants to find out from young people with Cerebral Palsy what their experiences of receiving therapies have been. Colin notes that he too has Cerebral Palsy so he will be no stranger to having had physiother...

    Created on Thursday, 19 June 2014. Posted by 

    Looking for information about about children's speech, language and communication development? ICAN and The Communication Trust are relaunching the informative Talking Point website this week. Talking Point provides valuable information and resources&nb...

    Created on Monday, 06 May 2013. Posted by 

    ConnectABILITY.ca Have you seen this terrific resource? (I can't believe I didn't know about it before - many thanks to Ian Bean - whose website is ALSO a great resource - for drawing attention to it.) ConnectABILITY is a virtual community focused on lifelong learning and support for children, y...

    Created on Thursday, 16 August 2012. Posted by 

    Linguist and language specialist Gordon Wells wrote "Almost every educational skill presupposes the use of language." ICAN highlights an interesting new statistic from the Department of Education (England and Wales) showing that speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) is the most co...

    Created on Wednesday, 22 June 2011. Posted by 

    Maybe everyone else already knows about Mr Thorne, but I didn't (Thanks for the tip, Angie McC!!)  Wonderful website with videos. It's aimed at teaching / reinforcing synthetic phonics to young children (and parents) but also useful for older children as it's not too babyish (well, OK, giraffe ...