This book examines how to communicate information effectively to students, and considers how strong communication skills can support children and maximize learning.

How Can You Help Children with Communication Difficulties?

How can you help children with communication difficulties?

This chapter:

  • considers some of the particular problems in communicating that hamper personal and academic progress, including

    – physical and psychological causes

    – bad habits

    – having to cope with English as a second language to the one spoken at home

  • suggests how understanding of problems can help pupils overcome difficulties
  • offers strategies that can be employed to help improve situations so that children can participate and be included in curriculum activities.

Problems in Communicating

The problems cover a wide range of factors from minor speech articulation problems to severe sensory impairments of hearing, sight, movement and feeling that reduce information–processing capacity. Communication development depends on intact senses, motor abilities, intelligence and a social environment in which ...

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