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Answer in Unit 4222-258 Introductory awareness of sensory loss Outcome 1 1. Describe how a range of factors have a negative and positive impact on individuals with sensory loss In sensory loss (touch/ mobility, vision, hearing) can have a big impact to an individual like for example in mobility, the person can not feed or dress himself, or can not participate in an activity and worst if he can not attend to his personal daily living. Another is eyesight or vision, the person who suffers from this disability have a very hard time communicating or even to express themselves to what they want to do and wishes without the help of other person. This case is the same with a person who is deaf or can not hear anything. And sometimes when you …show more content…

Outline what needs to be considered when communicating with individuals with Sight loss Do not assume the individual can not see you Do not touch your customer without asking permission Offer your elbow to guide the person. If he/she accepts, walk slowly but wait for permission before doing so. Lead - do not pull the person. Identify landmarks or other details to orient your customer to the environment around him or her Guide them to a comfortable location Identify yourself when you approach him or her Be clear and precise when giving direction like for example two steps behind you, a metre to your left. Do not use over there or point in the direction. Offer to describe information like for example verbally itemize the bill or explain what the specials are or what is on the menu Insight types of assistance like the use of Braille, large print, magnification devices, white cane, guide dog and support person such as a sighted guide. Hearing loss Face the hearing impaired person directly. Speak clearly, slowly, distinctly, but naturally without shouting or exaggerating mouth movements. Say the person’s name before beginning a conversation. Avoid talking too rapidly or using sentences that are too complex. If the hearing impaired person has difficulty understanding a particular phrase or word, try to find a different way of saying the same thing, rather than repeating the original words over and over. If you are giving information such as time, place or phone

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