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 Disorders can include repetitive actions and obsessive interest, as well as other behaviours. These behaviours will vary depending on the person’s Autism. Autism can also impact speech and language. Our team at Chatterbox has experience in dealing with Autism-related speech problems. 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 means that the individual might experience difficulty with social interaction. Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy may be able to help.
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. 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?
Because of their expertise, Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapy should be included on the Autism treatment in Lalor Park Plan. Speech Pathologists work with children of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD to find the best way 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. To improve patients’ quality of life, treatment is meticulously planned.
Autism Treatment in Lalor Park
Which Treatments do Speech Pathologists & Occupational Therapy 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.