Environmental factors – An individual may be distracted by a television or radio and not listen to what is being aid to them

Environmental factors – An individual may be distracted by a television or radio and not listen to what is being aid to them. Also if the temperature of the room they are in is too hot or cold this could affect their communication and the individual may feel that their preferred communication method is not being respected as the correct equipment may not be available. Also if the person talking to the individual is too far away from them they may not be able to hear what is being said to them. If you are using pictorial communication and the lightening is not very good the individual may struggle to see what the picture is.