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 Disorder may manifest in repetitive actions, obsessive behaviours and other behaviours that can vary depending on the individual’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. Each treatment style and program must be tailored to suit the individual and this is something Chatterbox recognises and implements.
What speech issues might someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), have to deal with?
One of the defining factors of Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD is difficulty with language comprehension, speech and non- verbal communication. This means that the individual might experience difficulty with social interaction. Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy can work to address the issues experienced.
Autism is a spectrum that can vary in severity and symptoms. The following list outlines speech problems that can be experienced by children diagnosed 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?
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 Kingswood plan for individuals with Autism. Speech Pathologists work with children of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD to find the best way to improve their communication skills. An important consideration is that the Speech Pathologist and Occupational therapist tailor their treatment to suit the 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 Kingswood
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.