Speech Pathology For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder can cause a person to have difficulty communicating and may affect their 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. The team at Chatterbox are experienced in treating speech problems related to Autism. Chatterbox knows that every treatment must be customised to the individual.
What speech difficulties 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 can lead to difficulties in 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. Below is a list of speech problems that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder may experience.
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?
Because of their expertise, Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapy should be included on the Autism treatment in Mount Annan Plan. Speech pathologists are trained to work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD of any age to improve 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. To improve patients’ quality of life, treatment is meticulously planned.
Autism Treatment in Mount Annan
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.