Speech, Language And Communication Skills

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EYMP5-1.1 Explain each of the terms: Speech, language, communication speech and language and communication needs. Speech: Is a physical production of sound using our tongue, lips palate and jaw to create words to be able to speak in a clear voice and that makes a conversation interesting and meaningful for others to listen to. Language: Is the ability to join words together to construct sentences. When looking at language we need to include symbols, gestures and motions that we all use as for some deaf people this is the only form of language they have to communicate. Language enables us to communicate and convey meanings to other people. It enables us to understand what people are trying to say to us. Communication: Is the exchange…show more content…
For example a child may not be able to form speech sounds or speak in a clear way to be understood. To be able to put words together to form an understandable sentence. To understand what others commutate to you and to be able to hold a conversation with others EYMP5-1.2 Explain how speech, language and communication skills support each of the following areas in children's development: Learning: For children to be able to be taught they first need to understand and be able to use language. To be able to play and problem solve we need language. It enables children to progress and work out what is going on in their environment. Emotional: Being able to communicate our needs we need to have good communication skills. As babies and toddlers start to grow they find it hard to convey what their needs are resulting in tantrums, by helping very young children to express their feelings and emotions will have a positive effect on their emotional…show more content…
We are able to offer great support to all are children with speech, language and communication skills and those children who need extra support. We have many different children all of which have their own individual needs and we have different strategies for each. Some of the children have one to one support along with support from outside agencies for example speech therapist. Because are setting is in a high deprived area we do have a lot of children which require extra support and sometimes we do have to wait for referrals to come through from SALT. Our setting has a great SENO who is very happy to listen to any concerns about our keychildren and between us come up with activity to help support that individual child. Throughout are daily routine we use Makaton and try and be good role models to the children on how to commutate to each other and be good listeners. Giving the children time to talk without rushing them being there for them to talk to about their own
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