Communication
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Communication

As parents, we all want to be able to know what our child needs and communicate with them.  Having a child with autism, whether they are verbal or non-verbal, means parents feel unable to communicate and interact with them and are unsure how to engage them in activities in the community.

It is important to be able to understand why and what your child wants to communicate and what you can do to support this communication in a way that your child responds to and allows him or her to express themselves to the best of their ability.

We work alongside speech and language therapists to provide support with communication through a range of approaches, including Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and other visual aids, social stories and visual cueing and applied behaviour analysis.