Because patients with autism have difficulty in communicating, and because these difficulties span a wide range, the benefits of working with a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) are significant.
Every child develops at his or her own pace. But understanding what skills your child should achieve within the areas of speech, language, fine and gross motor development by each age milestone can signal when a child may need help.
Many parents describe their child as a “picky eater.” They determine this based on their child’s limited food choices, slow eating, gagging on foods, being unwilling to try new foods, and spitting food out. In situations like this, mealtime can become a difficult event.