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. 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 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. This means that the individual might experience difficulty with social interaction. Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy are both options to address these issues.
Autism symptoms and severity can vary greatly. 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.
Can Speech Therapy & Occupational Therapy Help 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 Kellyville plan for individuals with Autism. Speech Pathologists work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD at all ages to improve their 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 is a caring and experienced team who understands the complexity of Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as the individuality of each person. Therefore, the treatment provided is carefully planned in order to achieve improvements in the patient’s quality of life.
Autism Treatment in Kellyville
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.