Unit 097 Support Positive Practice with Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs
Outcome1 Understand the concept of positive practice when working with children and young people
Explain how to recognise and build on the strengths of a child or young person by giving different examples of positive strategies
Providing Time and Supporting OpportunitiesCircle Time allows children to build listening and attention skills and allows a set time period were children can communicate. This strategy is to provide supported communication, allowing children to talk about their interests. It also facilitates communication between the children and their peers. By asking open-ended questions we can encourage…show more content… Part of The Communication Trust is the Hello Campaign. This aimed to make children and young people's communication a priority in homes and schools across the country. The campaign had a special focus on championing the needs of children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and their families. It's purpose is also to raise awareness of how important speech, language and communication is across the children’s workforce, allowing practitioners the best training and expertise to support all children’s communication needs.
If a child is to achieve the Every Child Matters outcomes laid out in the EYFS, their speech, language and communication needs must be met. If they are not met, it can lead to challenging behaviour, a lack of attainment and isolation. Therefore it's vitally important that practitioners recognise the signs of potential difficulties and know where to go for more information and support.
Outcome 2 Know how to work alongside speech, language and communication specialists to use appropriate strategies and targets to support children and young people
Identify and describe the different strategies and targets that can support children and young people’s speech, language and communication needs.
It is important speech, language and communication needs of all children are considered. In education, children and young people need to:
Listen to and understand information they are given