4.3: Development Of Speech, Language And Communication

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4.3 Explain how play and activities are used to support the development of speech, language and communication

There are many reasons on how play and activities support the development of speech, language and communication and this is through interaction with other children's and young people. Through using role play the child is constantly using speech and language and trying to string sentences together so that others there age understand. The way children support development of speech, language and communication is through role play, they are constantly talking, they absorb every detail and sound, so something that another child may say they will repeat and widen there vocabulary and knowledge and understanding other people way of communicating,
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The child or young person may feel left out and as a result of this they will be disobedient and take a lack of interest in school work which means that they wont develop the way they should. This Is because the child or young person feels frustrated because they aren't used to sharing their parents attention – which could result in the child resenting the new baby and potentially harm the baby because they are seeking the parents attention but they aren't getting it the way they usually do. This affects them socially and emotionally because they are so young they don’t understand or have the ability to control their feelings – for example there anger and isolation. The child will begin to distant themselves from their parents and seek attention from other adults and be “naughty” just to get some sort of …show more content…
One being, if there is a new born baby in the family home then has the child been prepared for this. More than likely if the child has been involved in the whole pregnancy and in the clothes and toys that the new born will have then the child or young person feels valued and and this has a positive effect on the childs emotional development as they feel like their opinion is just as important as the mum and dads. The parents that explain the role of what the child or young person will undertake is important too, because then the child knows that they have to learn to share the parents and listen to instructions, which helps with the cognitive development. This builds strong relationships with the parents and others in school or nursery – as socially the child can communicate how they feel about the new baby and what they will be doing to help mum and dad when the baby is born. They could communicate with other children about siblings and what other children do too help their parents and they can still share ideas and information. The relationship with the parents get stronger and they can open up to their parents about situations as the parents have involved them in an important situation. Therefore, not every transition is seemed as a negative one, there are positives too if the child is being encouraged to participate in