improving communication

Speech therapy can improve a child with autism’s overall communication - building their ability to form relationships and function in day-to-day life.

speech therapy

Speech therapy can help children with autism address a variety of challenges with language
and speech. Every child’s needs and abilities are different, some children may have trouble
pronouncing certain sounds, or holding a conversation, while others may not be able to speak at all.

  • Make clear speech sounds
  • Understand and use words
  • Have a conversation or respond to a question
  • Understand and use gestures to communicate
  • Follow directions
  • Use technology or pictures to communicate

Whether a child needs help with spoken language, using nonverbal signs, or learning to
communicate through alternative methods, speech therapy can help.

Our Provider is Sentara