2.2 Explain How To Adapt Communication With Children And Young People

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We would need to adapt the way we communicate with children and young people as they may not completely understand what we are saying. For example, the younger the person is the more simpler and clearer we should communicate. If the child is very young, we would need to talk in a way they would understand. This can include talking in a generally more simple way. We may need to talk with a different tone of voice than we usually would to keep the child engaged, as the may get distracted easily and not fully listen to what we are saying. If we know the child or young person well, we may know how to speak to them specifically in a way we know they will understand.
For the context of the information, we would only use words and terms that we know that they would understand. If we were talking to a very young child, we would need to use simple vocabulary that they understand and not complicate what we are saying. We can do this by not adding in things they do not need to know, and only telling them what we want to specifically say to them so they do not have to listen to as much, as younger children may not be able to take in everything that you have said to them. This would be slightly easier with a child who is a bit older, as they can take in more information and have a
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One difference would be the vocabulary we use. With adults, we can probably talk to them normally without having to adapt anything and depending on who the adult is, we would probably talk to them in a more professional manner. With young people we would need to slightly change the way we talk to them with our tone of voice and slightly change the jargon we would use. With children we would need to use no jargon as they are most likely not going to understand it, and only use words that we know they would understand, basically speaking to them quite differently than we would speaking to an

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