Most people think about speech when they think about communication but there are many other ways we can also use to communicate with each other.
- Facial expressions
- Pointing / Using hands
- Using equipment e.g. Text message or computer
- Eye contact
For communication to be effective we also have to be able to understand what others are trying to communicate to us.
- Understanding language
- Ability to see
- Reading skills
- Ability to recognise and use information
- Memory to recall and understand information