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 is also defined by its impact on speech, language and communication. The Chatterbox’s team is familiar with treating 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?
One of the defining factors of Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD is difficulty with language comprehension, speech and non- verbal communication. This could mean that an individual may experience difficulties with social interaction. Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy are both options to address these issues.
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. 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 Stanhope Gardens 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. The treatment is planned carefully to improve the patient’s quality life.
Autism Treatment in Stanhope Gardens
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.