Speech Pathology For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder can cause a person to have difficulty communicating and may affect their social skills. Autism Spectrum Disorder can manifest as repetitive behaviours, obsessiveness, and other behaviour that vary from one person to the next depending on their Autism. Another defining factor of Autism is the impact it has on speech and language. The Chatterbox’s team is familiar with treating Autism-related speech problems. Chatterbox recognises that each person is unique and must tailor their treatment program to them.
What speech difficulties might someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), experience?
One of the defining factors of Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD is difficulty with language comprehension, speech and non- verbal communication. This could mean that an individual may experience difficulties with social interaction. Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy may be able to help.
Autism is a spectrum that can vary in severity and symptoms. The list below describes speech problems that may be experienced by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are also likely to experience difficulty communicating with others. Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD sufferers may experience some or all the following communication difficulties. Speech Pathologists or occupational therapists can help them.
What can Speech Therapy & Occupational Therapy do to assist people with Autism?
Due to their expertise and knowledge in the areas of speech and language, Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathologists should be included in any Autism treatment in Auburn plan for individuals with Autism. Speech pathologists work with all ages of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD in order to help them improve their communication skills. An important consideration is that the Speech Pathologist and Occupational therapist tailor their treatment to suit the individual. Chatterbox has an experienced and thoughtful team that understands Autism Spectrum Disorder and each patient’s uniqueness. The treatment is planned carefully to improve the patient’s quality life.
Autism Treatment in Auburn
Which Treatments do Speech Pathologists & Occupational Therapy use to treat Autism?
We believe every child has the right to have access to therapy no matter where they live, so we offer online therapy services as well as services within our clinics in Rosehill, Bella Vista, Oran Park, Penrith & Kingswood, we proudly also offer our autism spectrum disorder services to local residents and Western Sydney Suburbs.