Speech, language and communication (SLC) skills can support behaviour development in a few different ways. As a child begins to understand language used, they can then begin to understand consequences of their actions and learn from this. For example, a child can begin to learn that if
Speech , language and communication are closely tied to other areas of development, this learning outcome requires you to understand and be able to explain links between speech and development and the likely impact of any difficulties that children may have in acquiring speech, communication and language.
If a child or young person struggles with social activities, this can then impact their social and communication development, making it hard to build and maintain relationships with others. This then means that they will not develop fully-functioning social skills, making it harder to in later
Socialization is an important skill that should be taught to a child early in their life. Communication is also another skill that is important for a child to learn early on to help with their socialization. I
The level of a child’s communication skills can have an effect on most areas of development. If a child is struggling with communication and language they
Explain how positive changes to the communication environment can support communication development for children and young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties.
Communication and Intellectual developments are closely linked together as a child requires the language in order to think and learn. If they have limited
Social – Talking out loud helps children to work through ideas, feelings and frustrations. In doing this children start to empathise and see other peoples point of view, and gradually become able to think about other people’s needs and feelings. This helps children to develop socially acceptable behaviour and build their confidence. Communicating with other children or adults in social situations helps children to understand what is expected of them and to enjoy participating. Children that have difficulties with speech, language and communication may find that their social development is impaired and they become awkward in social situations.
This lack of social development is a big barrier to achieving all the PILES outcomes. Language is learned through conversing with others. Intellectual development is increased when learning together. Children learn a lot about the world through interacting with others and collaboration is a very important learning tool.
Speech, language and communication skills support the behavior area in child’s development because if we say negative things to a child then they will feel upset and worthless. Also if we use negative body language this can make a child feel worried or want to push the boundaries of what is/ isn’t acceptable. Children may say horrible things to another child (or adult) so we should try helping the child to see why it isn’t nice to say those things by asking them how they would feel if someone had said it to them instead. The way things are said to a child can make a big difference to how they react. For instance if you say to a child who is messing with a pencil “put that down” in an aggressive way, it could make the child scared, whereas
1) 1.1 Effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults in all walks of life and at any age whether it be with relatives, friends, neighbours, colleagues, associates or even total strangers. Also, effective language skills are essential for children to access the curriculum. In the classroom, spoken language is the main way that teachers teach and children learn. Therefore if the skill of communicating in an effective manner isn’t learned or grasped at an early age then it could lead to various complications in terms of interacting with other people, be it in the home or
Another effective way of improving social skills is by engaging in conversation with the child as much as possible. It is important not to just ask them yes or no questions but to prompt them to express themselves, to engage in telling stories. In the long run, this can help with such aspects of conversational skills as paying more attention when someone is talking to them, being actively engaged in conversation by taking turns and taking into consideration what the other person is thinking, showing interest and staying on topic (Chin & Bernard-Opitz,
At an early age, children begin the process of socialization. In order for one to be able to communicate with others, it is essential for one to learn to socialize with the people around them. One cause
Children rely heavily on the input of their surrounding environments to develop these skills further (Eileen Allen & Marotz, 2003). The communication strategy used by children over the first year of life is predominately non-verbal before development progresses to include verbal communication (Rodnick & Wood, 1973). McDevitt and Ormrod (2010) suggest social emotional, physical and cognitive development is facilitated by the experiences children have in their “family, school and community” (p. 5). This raises the idea that the level of communicative development may differ greatly between children depending on experiential exposure. Rodnick and Wood (1973) expand on this further suggesting children will actually develop a level of grammatical and language understanding which is essential to communication, long before they commence schooling. In research conducted by Rodnick and Wood (1973) it was noted in their findings that the children subject to their research demonstrated a lower level of communication than expected at around the age of seven and suggest it may be due to environmental factors. This then draws some attention to the educator and their ability to teach a developing child not only the importance of communication, but also the skills of appropriate and effective communication.
Communication is one of the central building blocks of brain development. A child's ability to communicate begins at birth with crying. The more words an infant hears the more brain connections are made. Interaction is essential in order to master the skill of language.