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. Autism Spectrum Disorder can manifest as repetitive behaviours, obsessiveness, and other behaviour that vary from one person to the next depending on their Autism. Autism is also defined by its impact on speech, language and communication. The team at Chatterbox are experienced in treating speech problems related to Autism. Chatterbox knows that every treatment must be customised to the 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 could mean that an individual may experience difficulties with social interaction. Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy are both options to address these issues.
Autism is a spectrum that can vary in severity and symptoms. Below are some speech issues that might be experienced in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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?
Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists should be included in the Autism treatment in Currans Hill plan for people with Autism due to their expertise in the area of language and speech. 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 is a caring and experienced team who understands the complexity of Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as the individuality of each person. The treatment is planned carefully to improve the patient’s quality life.
Autism Treatment in Currans Hill
What Treatment do Speech Pathologists & Occupational Therapists 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.