Describe the potential effects of the environment and the behaviour of others on individuals

NOTE: Please be aware that the information on this page is a very rough draft and has not been fact-checked so should be used accordingly (taken with a pinch of salt)! However, it should (hopefully) give you some pointers and set you off in the right direction.

The potential effects that the environment and the behaviour of others can have on individual include:

  • Discomfort e.g. too hot, too cold, too noisy, too quiet, too cluttered etc.
  • Other’s behaviour may scare or intimidate
  • Other’s behaviour may be mimicked
  • Boredom, under-stimulation
  • Unexpected circumstances
  • The communication of others
  • Level of support and guidance