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. The Chatterbox’s team is familiar with treating Autism-related speech problems. Each treatment style and program must be tailored to suit the individual and this is something Chatterbox recognises and implements.
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. 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. 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?
Because of their expertise in speech and language, Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists should be part of an Autism treatment in Oran Park plan. 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 has an experienced and thoughtful team that understands Autism Spectrum Disorder and each patient’s uniqueness. Therefore, the treatment provided is carefully planned in order to achieve improvements in the patient’s quality of life.
Autism Treatment in Oran Park
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.