Support Childrens Speech, Language and Communication

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Unit Title:

Support children’s speech, language and communication

OCR Unit No:

19

Sector Unit No:

HSC 2015

Level:

3

Credit value:

4

Guided learning hours:

30

Unit expiry date:

31 January 2015

Unit accreditation number:

T/600/9789

Unit purpose and aim
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.
Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Assessment Criteria
The learner can:

Exemplification

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1.1 Explain each of the terms
 speech
 language
 communication
 speech, language and communication needs

Centres must ensure that all assessment criteria are met.

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

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Learning Outcomes
The learner will:

Assessment Criteria
The learner can:

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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

Understand the importance and the benefits of adults supporting the speech, language and communication development of the children in own setting

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

Exemplification
Ways may include:
 the words and levels of language adults use with children(including the use of questions)
 conversations and

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