Speech and Language Therapy for individuals with Autism
Abi has a range of experience of working with individuals with Autism using a range of therapeutic approaches for different levels of need.
Autism is a lifelong condition which impacts an individual’s functional communication and interaction skills.
Speech and language therapy support can develop an individual’s functional communication and interaction skills helping them build strategies and skills to reduce some of the symptoms and impact of their Autism.
Abi is highly practiced in delivering therapeutic interventions to support;
- Attention and listening skills
- Social communication skills
- Independence skills
- Understanding of language
- Expressive language
- Abstract language
Abi is experienced in delivering therapy to children and adults with Autism using approaches such as;
- LEGO therapy
- Intensive interaction
- Social communication therapies
- Attention Autism
- Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) i.e PECs
- Narrative therapy
Abi is also able to provide a consultation service to schools and other organisations to develop the communication environment and make it inclusive to the needs of individuals with Autism.
Initial AssessmentFace to Face home or School
90 minutes visit
Full review of prior records before assessment
Comprehensive report following assessment
15 days email or telephone follow up support
1 to 1 Therapy SessionsFace to Face Home, School or Nursery visits can be provided only with a recent comprehensive speech and language therapy assessment
60 minutes 1 to 1 home or school visit
7 day follow-up support per session
Carryover therapy activity plan