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Speech Therapy for Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. Children with ASD can present with differences in social communication, social interactions, and language skills.
- Avoiding eye contact and social interaction
- Shared attention involves a common focus on something such as people, objects, events or concepts
- Difficulty understanding and using nonverbal and verbal communication skills
- Difficulty with social reciprocity such as engaging in back and forth interactions
- Difficulties with changes in routine or transitions
- Delays in social cognition, including challenges with social interactions
- Delays in acquisition of language
- Delays in play skills
- Difficulty with emotional regulation and behavioral issues
- Sensory aversions and feeding challenges
- Develop and increase the understanding and use of nonverbal and verbal communication skills
- Improve how your child is using words to communicate thoughts, needs, wants, feelings and ideas
- Providing multiple modalities for communication and expression so that your child feels heard and understood in the world
- Providing opportunities for generalization of skills with peers and in a variety of settings
- Modify and shift behaviors to increase focus, attention and engagement
- Develop and increase play skills
Labels themselves are not bad, it’s all in how you see it. We believe children who are on the Autism spectrum simply see the world from a particularly rich sensory perspective. We see that unique outlook as a gift.
Our treatment is designed to not only treat your little one but to also support your whole family. If you’re the type of parent that wants to be involved in creating movement opportunities at home, we aim to support you in your efforts by giving you the skills and resources that you need.