Chapter 2, Slide H - Importance of Communication in Society

F. Things that can go wrong: The remarkable thing about communication is that it develops without any special help. It has, however, two prerequisites.

1. Mechanism: There must be a complete and functional speech and hearing mechanism. Any physical/neurological deficit can result in a communication difference. Classifications include:

2. Environment: Infants must have a stimulating environment with good models and feedback. Things that can go wrong include the following.