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EYMP Unit 5: Support children’s speech, language and communication

Title

Support children’s speech, language and communication
Level
3
Credit value
4

Learning outcomes

The learner will:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1. Understand the importance of speech, language and communication for children’s overall development

1.1 Explain each of the terms:
Speech
Language
Communication
Speech language and communication needs

1.2 Explain how speech, language and communication skills support each of the following areas in children’s development: Learning
Emotional
Behaviour
Social

1.3 Describe the potential impact of speech, language and communication difficulties on the overall development of a child both currently and in the longer term

2. Understand the importance and the benefits of adults supporting the speech, language and communication development of the children in own setting
2.1 Explain the ways in which adults can effectively support and extend the speech, language and communication development of children during the early years

2.2 Explain the relevant positive effects of adult support for the children and their carers

2.3. Explain how levels of speech and language development vary between children entering early years provision and need to be taken into account during settling in and planning

3. Be able to provide support for the speech, language and communication development of the children in own setting

3.1 Demonstrate methods of providing support taking into account the: age,
specific needs
abilities,
home language where this is different to that of setting
interests
of the children in own setting

3.2 Demonstrate how day to day activities within the setting can be used to encourage speech, language and communication development in young children

3.3. Demonstrate in own practice how to work with children to develop speech, language and communication in :-

1:1 basis
groups

3.4. Evaluate the effectiveness of speech, language and communication support for children in own setting

4. Be able to contribute to maintaining a positive environment that supports speech, language and communication

4.1 Explain the importance of the environment in supporting speech, language and communication development

4.2 Review evidence about the key factors that provide a supportive speech, language and communication environment

4.3 Demonstrate how settings use the environment to provide effective support for speech, language and communication for all children

Additional information about this unit

Unit aim(s)

The unit aims to provide a basis for understanding the importance of speech, language and communication for a child’s overall development and explores the ways in which those working with children can support the development of speech, language and communication skills. Unit expiry date

Details of the relationship between this unit and relevant national occupational standards (if appropriate)

CCLD NOS 301, 312

Details of the relationship between this unit and other standards or curricula (if appropriate)

Speech, language and communication framework
This unit covers, or links to competences from the SLCF
Universal: A1, A5, A6, A8, A9, B1, B5, C1, C2, C3, C5, D1, D2

Enhanced: A4, B7, C1, C2, C3, C4, C15
Assessment requirements specified by a sector or other appropriate body (if required) Learning outcomes 3 and 4 should be assessed in a real work environment. Simulation is not permitted. Guidance for developing assessment arrangements for the unit (if appropriate)

Endorsement of the unit by a sector or other appropriate body Communication Trust
Location of the unit within the subject/sector classification 01 Health, Public Services and Care
01.5  Child Development and Well Being
Name of the organisation submitting the unit

Availability for use

Additional Guidance
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