Speech Pathology For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect a person’s communication ability 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. Autism can also impact speech and language. The Chatterbox’s team is familiar with treating Autism-related speech problems. Chatterbox knows that every treatment must be customised to the individual.
What speech problems might someone with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience?
People with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD often experience difficulties with language comprehension, speech, and non-verbal communication. This could mean that an individual may experience difficulties with social interaction. Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy may be able to help.
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. 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 Penrith plan for individuals with Autism. Speech pathologists work with all ages of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD in order to help them 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. Each patient receives a tailored treatment plan to enhance their quality of living.
Autism Treatment in Penrith
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.