The negative side of sensory loss is that they may find it hard to feed themselves, dressing themselves and that their mobility may deteariate. Also, hobbies and interests can have a negative impact on their lives. Some people may also feel alone and scared due to sensory loss. There is support for the deaf and blind to give them a better outlook on life. 1.4 Steps that can be taken to overcome the negative factors could be that you make sure all areas are clear of obstacles so therefore an individual with eye sight impairment might fall over or fall into.
Communication difficulties may contribute to autistic adults they become socially anxious or depressed or prone to self-injurious behaviours. Many adults with autism are being diagnosed with co-morbid mood, anxiety and compulsive disorders which may also contribute to behavioural and functioning challenges. There are different types of problems and not all will occur in each case. These can generally be described as 'not being able to get on with people'. So the adults may: * Seem to be aloof.
1.3 Explain how distress may affect the way an individual communicates. All individuals may react differently when feeling distressed. Some may become quiet, and not want to talk or make eye contact with you. Others may become angrier, and do all the talking in the conversation, and they may begin shouting. Individual’s self-esteem can be low, and their body language may be closed or negative, this can make communication difficult with an individual whom is distressed because you may not get any feed back from them, or you may not get a change to talk or be listened to to help them.
We would also be able to help by speaking loud and clear so that they can understand what we are saying. Deaf/Blindness If the person is deaf and blind is to make sure that they wear their hearing aids and glasses also it would be very useful to make sure that if they like to read allot to use Audio Books and books which have extra-large words or books which have braille which would be very useful. 2. Describe how specific different methods enable communication with individuals with sensory loss There are specific different methods to enable communication with individuals with sensory loss such as being deaf we would communicate by using facial expressions, lip reading and sign language for someone that has lost their hearing these help and are a good source of communication. In today’s world there is a vast amount of devices to help improve and make things easier for people who are living with
These methods of communication can be useful for building vocabularies of individuals with limited speech. Other individuals may have a vast vocabulary, but due to rigid sets of interests may only use repetitive speech which means their communication can be out of context, making conversations difficult. 2. - Problems that individuals with an autistic spectrum condition may have in social interaction and relationships Due to the social difficulties linked with autism, individuals often find social interaction and the building of relationships very difficult. Individuals with autism often have difficulties reading non-verbal forms of communication, such as body language, and find it hard to relate to other people’s feelings and emotions, which can effect their responses to a social situation as they will appear out of context or inappropriate.
1.1 describe the types of difficulty that individuals with an autistic spectrum condition may have with language and other ways of communicating with others The communication difficulties of autism vary from individual to individual. Some individual maybe unable to communicate verbally whilst others have an extreme vocab and are able to discuss un-depth areas of interest to them, some are able to communicate their needs and are able to express themselves whilst others need more visual methods such as pec’s or makaton. Expression of their needs can be very frustrating and they can only communicate this by shouting or screaming/challenging behaviours including self-harm. Individuals with ASD sometimes find it difficult or are unable to understand
1.1 Analyse the defining features of autistic spectrum conditions and the impact on practice The defining features of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) can be grouped into three categories. The first of which is problems and difficulties with social interaction. Here individuals may have a lack of understanding of other thoughts and feelings. They may be unable to recognise social cues and thus find themselves in situations where others are made to feel uncomfortable. This feature can make it difficult for support staff to engage well with individuals, impacting on the level of support received.
Begin by trying to determine the cause. If your hearing loss is the result of an injury, get to an emergency room right away. The sudden deafness Might not be too serious, but there may be more severe problems that aren't as easily identifiable. If you are or have been exposed to loud noise or music, start by using hearing protection suitable for the activity you're engaging in. Once you notice your hearing diminishing, make an appointment for a hearing test and an exam to find out how much damage has been done and if it can be repaired.
These types of mental ill health are known as Affective disorders, they involve periods of time where the individual experiences feelings of extreme sadness or extreme happiness, the individual may also experience a fluctuation between the two emotions over this period of time. PERSONALITY DISORDERS: - Personality disorders usually become noticeable in adolescence or early adulthood, but sometimes start in childhood. The individual’s patterns of behaviour and thinking differ from the expectations of society. These thinking and behavioural patterns are very rigid and may interfere with the person's normal day to day functioning, They can make it difficult for individuals to start and keep friendships or other relationships, and individuals may find it hard to work effectively with others. Individuals may also find other people very scary, and feel very alienated and alone.
sometimes someone with sensory loss may find it difficult to know whether they are being spoken to. Being able to read letter emails or texts can sometimes cause people to stop using these form of communication. Using telephones can be difficult. Positive things that could be done is larger and different colour font being used. Speech programs installed on pc or telephone.