What is it about?
This article introduces a summary emotional profile template that aims to present crucial information about children with complex communication needs in a concise manner. The profile can be shared with key children's communication partners (e.g., family members, teachers, therapists). The emotional profile is intended to raise awareness and better understand the emotional status of children with complex communication needs and share guidelines and next steps to foster children's emotional competence and wellbeing.
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Why is it important?
The profile may be useful for professionals interested in approaching communication about emotions in children with complex communication needs. It's important to share with key people crucial information about the children's current emotional status in a concise way.
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This page is a summary of: The Early Development of Emotional Competence Profile: A Means to Share Information About Emotional Status and Expression by Children With Complex Communication Needs, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, March 2021, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), DOI: 10.1044/2020_ajslp-20-00209.
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