A Reflective Account About How You Would Find Out an Individual’s Communication and Language Needs, Wishes and Preferences. Think About Adults and Children

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Reflective Account

|One of the four themes for good practice in Early Years Foundation Stage is Positive Relationships and for me as Early Years practitioner is |
|crucial to have good relationships with children, parents/carers and the rest of the team. |
|The key to any relationship is an effective communication and as an Early Years Practitioner I have to make sure communication is effective and |
|all individual communication needs and preferences are met. |
|With children it’s important that I find out any individual needs when the child settles in nursery. |
|When the child is setting in the nursery I will need to |
|Talk to the parents in order to find out any needs and preferences |
|Observe the child (especially during first few sessions) and make notes |
|If anything is not certain or I’m not sure – find out from my line manager any additional information from child’s file |
|Ask advice professionals ( speech or language specialist) |
|Talk to my Special Education Needs Coordinator if I need advice or information for a child with learning needs |
|With adults that could be more difficult. I have to realise any individual needs that could stop communication work , find out them and try my |
|best to help.For example it could be |
|English as

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