Speech Pathology For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect a person’s communication ability and social skills. Autism Spectrum Disorder may manifest in repetitive actions, obsessive behaviours and other behaviours that can vary depending on the individual’s Autism. Autism can also impact speech and language. The Chatterbox’s team is familiar with treating Autism-related speech problems. Chatterbox knows that every treatment must be customised to the individual.
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 symptoms and severity can vary greatly. Below is a list of speech problems that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder may experience.
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are also likely to experience difficulty communicating with others. A person with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD may experience some or all of the following communication challenges, which can be managed by a Speech Pathologist or Occupational Therapist.
What can Speech Therapy & Occupational Therapy do to assist people with Autism?
Because of their expertise, Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapy should be included on the Autism treatment in Castle Hill Plan. Speech Pathologists work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD at all ages to improve their communication skills. It is important to remember that both the Speech Pathologist as well as the Occupational Therapist tailor their treatment to each individual. At Chatterbox, our experienced and thoughtful team understand the complexities of Autism Spectrum Disorder and the individuality of each patient. Therefore, the treatment provided is carefully planned in order to achieve improvements in the patient’s quality of life.
Autism Treatment in Castle Hill
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.