Some children, due to a variety of reasons, have difficulty with communicating their thoughts, wants, needs and desires to those around them. This often results in frustration on the part of the child and family. This can affect any child of any age.
These difficulties may be due to a number of reasons such as:
- Speech and Language Delay,
- Childhood Apraxia of Speech
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Cerebral Palsy
- Down Syndrome
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Cleft lip and palate
At Thrive Therapy Services we offer a holistic, individualized approach to assessing and managing your child’s communication needs. Our approach is an eclectic one whereby the service provided is tailor made to your child’s and your family’s specific needs.
We are trained in a number of strategies and programs including:
- The Bobath/Neurodevelopmental Therapy Approach
- Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
- Low-Tech and High-Tech based Augmentative and Alternative Strategies
If you are concerned about your child’s speech and language development and would like to book an assessment please do not hesitate to contact us and find out more.