Responsive Communication Essay

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Unit 136 Support children’s learning and development in the early years 3.1 – Analyse the role of responsive communication in promoting children’s care, leaning and development. Active listening Reciprocal communication Non verbal communication Augmentative communication Gestures, rhymes, songs, finger plays, drawings and representation Appropriate and accurate use of language It is important to know and understand the role of representative communication in order to promote the children’s development. Active listening is not just listening but thinking about what you hear, the use of body language and other signals that are sent out through play. It is important to give time to be able to think about how to respond. Your full attention should be given. Reciprocal communication is a two way process. We all need to be taught this…show more content…
This is often an important way of communicating where there is no language used for the child’s needs to be understood. Gestures, rhymes, songs, finger plays, drawings and representation, is a fun way of communicating with the children. Where some children may not have any language skills they could use the songs, rhymes and actions to communicate their needs by using facial expressions e.g happy, sad, tired. Also children could draw a picture of how they are feeling or what they want. Augmentative communication is a way to help with language disorders. Assistive technology devices such as computers or hand held devices should be used to accomplish augmentative communication. This will allow the children to communicate their needs. Verbal communication consists of vocabulary which means the use of the words and expressions that can be understood. The children can respond to questions accordingly to the tone of the voice. The children can also express their needs through language and
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