Top tips for effective communication

    Effective communication is essential for building understanding and relationships. It involves both expressing yourself clearly and understanding others, regardless of any communication difficulties there may be.

    According to Speech Pathology Australia one in 7 Australians will have communication difficulties as some stage in their life. During Speech Pathology Week, running from 20-26 August 2023 there’s a focus on the work done by speech pathologists and the different ways they can help people.

    It is not always obvious that someone is having trouble expressing themselves. Here are some tips for successful communication, especially when interacting with someone who has communication difficulties:

    These simple tips can help you talk better and understand each other, no matter how someone communicates.