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6 Communication Support Principles for inclusive training

Communication support principle 1  

Principle 1


Recognise that every community or group may include people with communication support needs.

 

  Communication support principle 2  

Principle 2

Find out what support is required.

 

  Communication support principle 3  

Principle 3

Match the way you communicate to the ways people understand.

 

  Communication support principle 4  

Principle 4

Respond sensitively to all the ways an individual uses to express themselves.

 

  Communication support principle 5  

Principle 5

Give people the opportunity to communicate to the best of their abilities.

 

Communication support principle 6  

Principle 6

Keep trying.