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Speech and Language Therapy for Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Speech and language therapy is extremely beneficial for individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in helping them to communicate more effectively in their educational, work, social and home environments.

Early intervention for Autistic Spectrum Disorder is a well-researched area within the speech and language therapy field. It has been found that early intervention is highly beneficial for individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The earlier intervention is put in place, the better the outcome will be for the individual with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

The aim of Speech and Language Therapy is to develop, improve and support communication and social interaction skills. Speech and Language Therapists often work with individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder as they may have an impaired ability to learn language and socially interact. The degree to which language and social communication is affected will vary greatly amongst individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

SLT - group game - social skills

SLT - group game - social skills

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