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 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. Our team at Chatterbox has experience in dealing with Autism-related speech problems. Chatterbox understands the importance of tailoring each treatment plan and style to meet the needs of each individual.
What speech problems 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 could mean that an individual may experience difficulties with social interaction. Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy can work to address the issues experienced.
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. 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 Parramatta 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 has an experienced and thoughtful team that understands Autism Spectrum Disorder and each patient’s uniqueness. Each patient receives a tailored treatment plan to enhance their quality of living.
Autism Treatment in Parramatta
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.