Stage 1: Importance of Communication

Step 3: Communication Development

Why do we need communication? Click on the Speech and Language Therapist below (3 times) to find out what they say.

Image of a Speech and Language Therapist
  • SLT: “In everyday life, in every situation, we need to communicate.”
  • SLT: “Without functional communication we cannot express our thoughts or feelings or interpret others thoughts or feelings.”
  • SLT: “This can lead to isolation, difficulties at school and work, and create potentially dangerous social situations.”