Speech Pathology For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect communication skills and social skills. Autism Spectrum Disorders can include repetitive actions and obsessive interest, as well as other behaviours. These behaviours will vary depending on the person’s Autism. Another defining factor of Autism is the impact it has on speech and language. The team at Chatterbox are experienced in treating speech problems related to Autism. Chatterbox recognises that each person is unique and must tailor their treatment program to them.
What Speech Problems 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 and Speech Therapy are both options to address these issues.
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 Glenwood plan for individuals with Autism. Speech pathologists are trained to work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD of any age to improve communication skills. It is important to remember that both the Speech Pathologist as well as the Occupational Therapist tailor their treatment to each individual. Chatterbox has an experienced and thoughtful team that understands Autism Spectrum Disorder and each patient’s uniqueness. To improve patients’ quality of life, treatment is meticulously planned.
Autism Treatment in Glenwood
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.