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Speech Therapists

Speech Therapy for Autism Children

We provide this service to infants and young children with speech and communication difficulties. If your child has autism, you may have observed that they have trouble understanding verbal and nonverbal cues, like body language and facial expressions. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective care to help your child thrive.

Examples of the skills that speech therapy may work on include:

  • Strengthening the muscles in the mouth, jaw and neck
  • Improving speech clarity
  • Matching emotions with the correct facial expression
  • Understanding body language
  • Responding to questions
  • Connecting pictures with meanings
  • Modulating tone of voice

5 Benefits of Speech Therapy for Autism Child

1. Early Communication Skills

Speech therapy encourages the development of early communication skills in infants, including babbling, gestures, and eye contact. These foundational skills are crucial for later language development.

2. Reducing Frustration

For infants with autism, frustration can arise from an inability to express their needs. Speech therapy provides alternative communication methods, such as pictures or simple signs, reducing frustration and promoting understanding.

3. Enhanced Confidence

Early intervention through speech therapy can improve an infant’s social engagement and interaction skills, setting a positive trajectory for their development.

4. Enhancing Social Interaction

Early intervention through speech therapy can improve an infant’s social engagement and interaction skills, setting a positive trajectory for their development.

5. Language Development

Speech therapy focuses on improving language skills and helping children with autism build their vocabulary, comprehension, and expressive language abilities.

Speech Therapists

Asset Health offers services related to the “enhancement of daily living.” Our proficient team of Speech Pathologists holds full accreditation.
Our team of Speech Pathologists can aid individuals dealing with various conditions, including stroke, autism, and individuals experiencing dysphagia.
Our Speech Pathologists can support children in improving their abilities in reading, writing, social interactions, and vocal usage.
Our Speech Pathologists can assist participants with swallowing disorders and partner up with our Dietitians.
Our Speech Pathologists possess the capability to aid individuals facing communication disorders, including issues related to speaking, listening, and comprehending language.
Our Speech Pathologists can provide support to individuals dealing with communication disorders, which may involve challenges in speaking, listening, and comprehending language.
Our Speech Pathologists conduct comprehensive evaluations and create documentation to monitor the advancement of each client’s development. Additionally, they offer reviews of NDIS plans.

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