Qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit: Advanced communication skills
Learning outcome: Understand how to support the use of assistive technology to enhance communication
Assessment criteria: 2.1 Discuss the role of assistive technology in supporting individuals to communicate
- Assistive technology are devices that help individuals with conditions that affect their ability to communicate
- Examples include hearing aids, text-to-voice software, picture boards etc.
- As well as supporting individuals to communicate, it can increase their independence, self-esteem, confidence and general well-being
- It can also support compliance with equality legislation