Child as Listener and Speaker Part 1: Non-verbal Apects of Communication

This micro skills course is the first of two which describe the skills and knowledge that underpin the understanding and production of spoken language and the challenges facing the young child as listener and speaker. This micro skills course focuses on the different channels and levels of speech and language processing, the cognitive skills that underpin speech, language and communication, and non-verbal aspects of communication.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Paediatrics and Children's Health

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Identify the different channels and levels of speech and language processing
  3. Describe how non-verbal communication skills support verbal comprehension
  4. Identify the cognitive skills that underpin the understanding, and production, of spoken language
  5. Describe the additional challenges faced by the young child developing their language processing system

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.