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 may manifest in repetitive actions, obsessive behaviours and other behaviours that can vary depending on the individual’s Autism. Autism is also defined by its impact on speech, language and communication. 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 issues might someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), have to deal with?
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. Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy are both options to address these issues.
Autism differs greatly in symptoms and severity. 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 can cause communication difficulties in some cases. These problems can be addressed by an occupational or speech pathologist.
Can Speech Therapy & Occupational Therapy Help People With Autism?
Because of their expertise in speech and language, Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists should be part of an Autism treatment in Werrington plan. Speech pathologists work with all ages of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD in order to help them improve their 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 Werrington
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.