Children with autism and autism spectrum disorders have problems with social skills, communication, and reacting to the world around them. Every child is different and a speech-language pathologist will help develop a treatment plan tailored to meet the individual needs of each child.
Due to the pervasive nature of the communication disorder, functional verbal and nonverbal communication skills need to be developed in social, academic and community settings. Communication skills are also critical for the development of friendships and social networks. Research indicates that early intervention is critical for the
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