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. Autism can also impact 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?
Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD (ASD) can be characterised by difficulty in language comprehension, speech and nonverbal communication. The individual may have difficulty socialising. Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy are both options to address these issues.
Autism is a spectrum that can vary in severity and symptoms. 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.
How can Speech Therapy & Occupational Therapy Assist people with Autism?
Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists should be included in the Autism treatment in Dundas Valley plan for people with Autism due to their expertise in the area of language and speech. 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 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 Dundas Valley
How do speech pathologists and occupational therapists 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.