Stage 1: Importance of Communication

Summary of Stage 1

What is communication and why is it important?

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Communication can be any of spoken words, written information, facial expression, body language, tone of voice, symbols and pictures.

Communication happens , all of the time, even when not talking.

Everyone who interacts with your child adds benefit to their communication.

Background noise negatively impacts on your child’s understanding of what you say.

Talking, reading and play all contribute to your child’s communication skills.

If children cannot express themselves or understand others, they are at risk of isolation, education difficulties and problems.

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