Speech Pathology For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can impact a person’s communication and social skills. It may include repetitive actions, obsessive interests and other behaviours which differ across individuals depending on the nature of 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 understands the importance of tailoring each treatment plan and style to meet the needs of each individual.
What Speech Problems Might Someone With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Experience?
Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD (ASD) can be characterised by difficulty in language comprehension, speech and nonverbal communication. This means that the individual might experience difficulty with social interaction. Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy may be able to help.
Autism symptoms and severity can vary greatly. 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 Crestwood plan for individuals with Autism. Speech Pathologists work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD at all ages to 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 Crestwood
What treatment do Speech Pathologists & Occupational therapists use to treat Autism in children?
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.