Ccld Level 3 Unit 097 Support Positive Practice with Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Comminication Needs

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Unit 097 Support Positive Practice with Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

Outcome1 Understand the concept of positive practice when working with children and young people

Explain how to recognise and build on the strengths of a child or young person by giving different examples of positive strategies

Providing Time and Supporting OpportunitiesCircle Time allows children to build listening and attention skills and allows a set time period were children can communicate. This strategy is to provide supported communication, allowing children to talk about their interests. It also facilitates communication between the children and their peers. By asking open-ended questions we can encourage
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Compare the differences between strategies based on children and young people’s strengths and abilities and those based around children’s difficulties.
Strategies based on children’s strengths and abilities are chosen by what has been observed. This is the used to create child-centred based on the child's interests.
Strategies are also based on the child’s age and stage of development, so they are appropriate to that child.
On the other hand, 'BLAST' is a strategy developed to work on the child’s communication difficulties. The aim is to promote listening, and sound and speech-awareness in order to rapidly develop speech and language skills. 'BLAST' is implemented daily over a 6-week period using the same children. It involves repetition; doing the same songs and stories over the 6 weeks. Doing this allows confidence to build in the child as she gets to know the activities. The repetition of activities works on repetition and expansion of communication skills. Whereas a strategy built for a child that is based on strengths and abilities can change and be more dynamic and variable.

Provide examples of how current research evidence supports positive practice.
The Communication Trust launched The Speech, Language and Communication Framework (SLCF)in April 2008. SLCF set out to develop positive practices in speech, language and communication for children in the UK. It was

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