Tda 3.1 Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
Jennifer Turner DSTL3 TDA 3.1
Communication and Professional relationships with children, young people & adults
1 Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. 1.1 It is important to adapt communication to include all children. In my class the children are always greeted with a smile, good morning and how are you today. Some of the children have news to tell you. I get down to their level and have eye contact and listen to what they have to say. I always show interest in what they are saying as it boosts their confidence and shows that you care. When talking to the children I use
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They might need more reassurance like close contact i.e. sitting on your lap. The young person may need extra time for speaking due to stammer. The context of the communication – When in class I am very focused and when work is set. I tell the children what we are going to do or show them and that is what is done hopefully. But when I do play ground duty I’m sort of like a play friend. Communication differences - sign language for those who can’t communicate or who find it difficult. The visual time table lets them know what happening helps reinforce. 2.3 Explain the main differences between communicating with adults and communicating with children and young adults. The different communication with adults is show interest in the conversation with eye contact and good body language and facial gestures like smiling. The conversations you have with adults are more complex. The different communication with children and young people are simple language, eye contact, and show interest in what they are saying. Be clear when talking making sure they understand, good body language and facial expressions like smiling. Jennifer Turner DSTL3 TDA 3.1 2 Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults.