Autism Spectrum Disorder

…also known as autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an umbrella description for a group of pervasive developmental disorders including: Autism (Autistic Disorder) Asperger’s (Asperger’s Disorder/Syndrome) Pervasive…

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

What is it? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is characterised primarily by inattention, easy…

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Stuttering

…the family For older children an evaluation consists of: tests observations interviews that are designed to assess the overall severity of the disorder. assessment of the impact the disorder has…

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Children’s Speech Pathology

…or swallowing problems. Speech disorders and language disorders A speech disorder refers to a problem with the actual production of sounds, whereas a language disorder refers to a difficulty understanding…

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Selective Mutism

…exclusively during the course of a pervasive developmental disorder (PPD), schizophrenia, or other psychotic disorder Children with selective mutism may also show: anxiety disorder (e.g., social phobia) excessive shyness fear…

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Pre-school Language Disorders

…will have problems with both languages. What causes preschool language disorders ? Often the cause of a language disorder in not known. Some causes of preschool language disorders may be:…

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Sensory Based Intervention

…provide behavioural intervention where necessary to address learned behaviours. Who: Children (infants to 18 years) who will benefit from this intervention include those with: Sensory processing disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder

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…Language-based Learning Difficulties Does your pre-school child need Speech Therapy? Does your school age child need Speech Therapy? Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD) Paediatric Dysphagia Pre-school Language Disorders Selective Mutism Speech…

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