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Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)CCommunication resources for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)EnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years)NANervous systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-03-09T04:00:00ZJanice Mulligan MSW, RSWRadha MacCulloch, MSWWendy Roberts MD. FRCPCLee Steel00377.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Provides information on resources parents can access to help with communication problems for their child with autism spectrum disorder.<br></p><p>A speech language pathologist can assess your child’s needs and decide the type of program that is best suited for your child. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li> An speech language pathologist (SLP) who has experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can help assess and treat communication difficulties related to ASD. </li> <li>Most regions in Ontario have publicly funded preschool speech and language services, but some families consider hiring a private SLP while they wait for publicly funding service. Many insurance companies will pay for part of these costs. </li></ul>
Ressources en matière de communication pour les TSARRessources en matière de communication pour les TSACommunication Resources for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)FrenchNeurologyChild (0-12 years)NANervous systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-03-09T04:00:00ZJanice Mulligan MSW, RSWRadha MacCulloch, MSWWendy Roberts MD. FRCPCLee Steel00377.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Offrent des renseignements sur les ressources auxquelles les parents peuvent avoir accès afin d’aider leur enfant atteint du trouble du spectre de l’autisme qui présente des problèmes de communication.</p><p>Un orthophoniste peut évaluer les besoins de votre enfant et décider quel type de programme est le mieux adapté à votre enfant.</p><h2> À retenir</h2> <ul><li> Un orthophoniste qui possède de l’expérience auprès des enfants atteints du trouble du spectre de l’autisme (TSA) peut aider à évaluer et à traiter les difficultés de communication liées à ce trouble. </li> <li>La plupart des régions en Ontario ont des services d’orthophonie préscolaire financés par le gouvernement, mais certaines familles considèrent engager un orthophoniste privé pendant qu’ils attendent d’obtenir le service financé par le gouvernement. Plusieurs compagnies d’assurances couvrent une partie de ces frais. </li></ul>

 

 

Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)1505.00000000000Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)CEnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years)NANervous systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-03-09T04:00:00ZJanice Mulligan MSW, RSWRadha MacCulloch, MSWWendy Roberts MD. FRCPCLee Steel00377.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Provides information on resources parents can access to help with communication problems for their child with autism spectrum disorder.<br></p><p>A speech language pathologist can assess your child’s needs and decide the type of program that is best suited for your child. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li> An speech language pathologist (SLP) who has experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can help assess and treat communication difficulties related to ASD. </li> <li>Most regions in Ontario have publicly funded preschool speech and language services, but some families consider hiring a private SLP while they wait for publicly funding service. Many insurance companies will pay for part of these costs. </li></ul><p>A speech-language pathologist (SLP) is a person specially trained to help people with speech and language problems. An SLP who has experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can help assess and treat communication difficulties related to ASD. The SLP can recommend specific ways to help your child develop communication skills. The use of alternative communication strategies can help both verbal and non-verbal children understand and use language.</p><p>Most regions in Ontario have publicly funded preschool speech and language services. </p><p>Contact the Early Intervention Service in your area by visiting <a href="https://www.oaicd.ca/">www.oaicd.ca</a>.</p><p>In the Greater Toronto Area, see Toronto Preschool Speech and Language Services listed below.</p><h2>Toronto<span> Preschool Speech and Language Services</span></h2><p>The Toronto Preschool Speech and Language Services offer speech and language services to children from birth until the end of senior kindergarten. The services are free. An SLP will assess your child’s needs and decide the type of program that is best suited for your child. </p><p>You can visit <a href="https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/children-parenting/pregnancy-and-parenting/parenting/speech-language-vision-hearing/speech-and-language/">www.toronto.ca/community-people/children-parenting/pregnancy-and-parenting/parenting/speech-language-vision-hearing/speech-and-language</a> for more information.</p><h2>Ontario Association of Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists<br></h2><p>Some families will consider hiring a private SLP while they wait for publicly funded service. This can be very expensive but many insurance companies will pay for part of these costs. It is important to talk to your insurance company to determine if they will pay any part of this cost. A registry of private SLPs can be found at the Ontario Association of Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists. They will help you find a private SLP who has experience with ASD.</p><p>For more information, visit <a href="https://www.osla.on.ca/">www.osla.on.ca</a>.</p><h2>Speech and language services for school-age children</h2><p>Your school board may have a fairly long waiting list for speech and language services. When your child is in school, usually the help is given to your child’s teacher rather than directly to your child. Talk to your child’s teacher or school principal about speech and language services.</p>Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

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