Communication Friendly Environments

The Environment


  • There is a good acoustic environment
  • Materials and resources for tasks are readily available
  • There are clear defined spaces/areas for personal equipment and belongings
  • There is sufficient space for the children to sit and move comfortably
  • There are quiet areas within the classroom that can be used as a low distraction workplace
  • There is sufficient space on the table for children to work
  • The table layout supports good working
  • All equipment is easily accessible
  • There is good light
  • The light source is in front of the teacher
  • The tables and seat are the correct size and height
  • The temperature is comfortable
  • Are there any auditory distractions? (heater/toilets/kitchen)
  • Are there any visual distractions?



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