• Perception – The way you think about or understand
someone or something.
• Recruiter says to parent, “Did you make a move this
• What could be the parent’s perception of this question?
Share the following communication barriers and ask participants to write them down in their Outline:
Read the first barrier and its definition from the screen.
Click to show participants an example of what this communication barrier would look like in the MEP.
Ask participants to read the example and consider the question.
Ask participants to share their thoughts as a whole group.
Ask participants to reword the question using more specific language. Have them share their responses with the whole group.
The parent may think we are asking them if they moved residences.
The parent may not have any idea what we mean by this question, but they do not want to ask for clarification so their response will not be accurate.