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. Autism can also impact speech and language. Our team at Chatterbox has experience in dealing with Autism-related speech problems. Chatterbox understands the importance of tailoring each treatment plan and style to meet the needs of each individual.
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 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.
How can Speech Therapy & Occupational Therapy 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 Harris Park 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 is a caring and experienced team who understands the complexity of Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as the individuality of each person. Each patient receives a tailored treatment plan to enhance their quality of living.
Autism Treatment in Harris Park
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.