Cyp 3.1 Explain How To Adapt Communication

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Adapting communication for the age of the child helps prevent barriers as younger children need a lot more reassurance and support whereas young people are quite confident but are not sure how to reflect and deal with situations or problems. You could change the language you are using, as younger children don't have such a wide word vocabulary, the 5 year old won't need feedback, they will need encouragement and approval that what they have done is brilliant and you like it. All children of different ages need different things from the commutation they have with you.

Schools provide a lot of situations such as 1:1 commutation to group communications. Which can mean you can be more or less formal in different situations. When leading a group activity children need you to be a lot firmer and take on a leadership role, to give clear, concise instructions, they need you to take control over behaviour to prevent distractions to learning. However in a busy classroom, you may be able to have more relaxed chatty conversations, where they may bring up problems such as fall outs between themselves and others and chat to you about what they did last night.

Communication differences are barriers to effective speaking such as speech and language impairments, cultural differences or sensory
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Some adults/ parents may have communication difficulties so you may need to adapt the words you use and use more simple language or turning to face someone directly and pronouncing your words if someone has a hearing impediment. Their may be parents who have english as not their primary language so you may need to get the local education authority to help with the best way, perhaps you could print newsletters and letters in their first language so they fully understand. Letters should always be written at a level of understanding that the recipient can
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