Essay about Communication and Child

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CU 1530 PROMOTE COMMUNICATION IN CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS
SHC 32

1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate

Examples of why people communicate

To gain reassurance and acknowledgement – Giving a child reassurance will help them to develop.

To build relationships - People communicate to make new relationships the way we speak to them at first may make them feel welcome or overlooked.

To maintain relationships – Each time we talk to a child we are maintaining our relationship with them.

To gain and share information – The information you receive and give will help you carry out your work effectively.

To share ideas and thoughts – If you have questions, ideas and opinions about work sharing
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* Phone – When the person is not available for face to face. * Sign language – It allows deaf people to communicate. * Letters – written way of sending information. * Emails – Electronic way of sending letters. * Reports – Formal way of presenting information. * Makaton – Gestures that support the spoken words. * Audio/visual recordings – Can help with understanding. * Visual images – used so parents and others can see and hear child in action.

2.4 Demonstrate how to respond to an individual’s reactions when communicating.

Responding to an individual’s reaction when communicating will all depends on the situation. In my placement most of the communication will be done by verbal and touch. For example when a child is having lunch they will use symbols to show me what they want for lunch. I will allow that person to choose from 2 when she points to the 1 she wants we give it to her and I ask her if it’s a drink she want or food. She will repoint and they I will say the words and she will nod to the correct one.

3.1 Explain how people from different backgrounds may use and/or interpret communication methods in different ways

When a child is of a different background it might be helpful if you help them settle and encourage of the way things that they can do. They might find it difficult to talk English so you can help them understand and read the language so that they find it
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