Speech-language pathologists or SLPs are an integral part of an Autism team. Challenges with social communication are a trademark of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and speech-language pathologists are clinical professionals that specialize in all areas of communication.Speech-language therapy is more than working on lisps and stutters. The scope of practice for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) includes

Autism To be diagnosed with autism, an individual needs to demonstrate challenges in the areas of social communication as well as restrictive or repetitive patterns of behaviour (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)). Some examples of challenges in the area of social communication may include: difficulty having a conversation with others initiating or

Speech strategies to support communication and language development in children with ASD Every child on the autism spectrum is unique and special, so strategies that work for each child will depend on that child and what is motivating to them. Here are ten great speech language pathology strategies that will encourage language development in children