301, communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
1, Understand the principals of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
Communication is very important between people of different ages and abilities. It enables people build relationships with others at their own level of communication, it is important to be able to communicate at different levels and different methods of communication to enable the child, young person and adult to develop good communication skills and be able to hold conversations with others. Communication helps everybody to develop confidence and self esteem and to help the person forget they have a communication difficulty as every one will be able to communicate at appropriate levels.
The main principals of relationship building, is to enable the person to be comfortable in the method and level of communication that they are at, this will give the person confidence to talk to others they are less familiar with and be able to get the correct message across to others.
Social communication can be very difficult for some people with communication difficulties, this will happen when they are expected to ask strangers for items in a shopping situation, also if they are talking amongst friends they may find it difficult if they are in a busy crowed place as they may feel self conscious of those around picking up on the communication difficulty. In a profession situation the person may find it hard to find the words they need to either ask or respond to questions, sometimes people can close down their communication in tough situations, this can sometimes be through nerves, or the not wanting to show themselves up to the fact they have a communication difficulty, also some people who suffer with a stammer, may change difficult words to easier ones for them but they may not be understood in the correct context. Cultural differences may occur when the first...
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