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School language programme boosts children's reading

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  • Monday, May 13, 2013
An evaluation of a pilot project led by children's communication charity I CAN has found that a whole school approach to supporting children's speech can result in an average 50 per cent increase in progress in reading skills.

Vocabulary of poorer children 'lags a year behind'

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  • Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Children growing up in the poorest families are almost a year behind middle-income families in their vocabulary levels by the time they start school, according to research commissioned by educational charity the Sutton Trust.

Babies are people

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  • Tuesday, February 7, 2012
All peope have rights, so what about babies' rights? asks Penelope Leach Ph.D, C.Psychol, FBPsS

Interview - Sue Atkins, Parenting expert

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  • Monday, August 22, 2011
Sue Atkins talks to Sue Learner about parenting and discipline, in the wake of the riots that spread destruction through the streets of London and most of the major English cities.

Parents need to be told about baby talk, study shows

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  • Monday, November 1, 2010
A research project carried out by Talk to Your Baby reveals that some parents feel silly or embarrassed talking to their babies, while many believe that communication is something that will happen of its own accord.

Analysis: Why early intervention needs to be a priority

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  • Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Even before the General Election, politicians from different parties were uniting in calls for investment in early intervention that could reduce society's ills and costs over the long term. Laura Marcus looks at the possibilities for making it happen.

Providers to lead speech skills campaign

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  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Children's communications skills will be the focus of a 'National Year' campaign in 2011 spearheaded by the Communication Trust, a 38-strong consortium of private and voluntary sector providers, set up by Afasic, BT Better World Campaign, the Council for Disabled Children and I CAN.

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