Speech Therapy can help your child in more than one way

Speech Therapy can help your child in more than one way

Children who suffer from communications disorders suffer emotional and social effects that may be a huge quality of life issue for them. They may sometimes face isolation as they may have a difficult time finding peers they can get along with. This is due to the child’s inability to communicate at the same level as their peers. This can cause misunderstanding and frustration on all sides. Speech and communications difficulties are also not something that can be medicated. It must be corrected through speech therapy.

Speech therapy is used to help improve your child or your students’ ability to communicate. Spoken communications is incredibly important to the development of the child, allowing them to express their emotions, needs, and thoughts.

There are other benefits of speech therapy:

  1. More Independence:
    When a person suffers from communications disorders, they often do not have the ability to fully communicate their needs or feelings. They often have to rely on other people to interpret communications and guess on their behalf. Therapy can help in dealing with the issues causing the disorder, giving them the ability to independently communicate intent, desire and feelings.
  2. Better Socialisation:
    The ability to properly communicate with other people within society allows individuals to build connections to their community and other people, opening up a whole new world of activities and interactions that would have otherwise been closed off. This also allows individuals to find their place with their peers in society.
  3. Higher Self Esteem:
    When people feel they can’t do things by themselves, have little to no place within society and amongst their peers, their value in themselves drops considerably. Low self esteem in such situations can further isolate individuals from society, their family and even putting them on a self-destructive path. Increasing a person’s self esteem will give them confidence and self value, allowing them to go out into the world to experience it positively.

With speech therapy, you can help children in more ways than one.

Join us for our Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistant programme.

CAE’s Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistant programme will teach you the tools to assist in the assessment, screening and treatment of communication and speech disorders to help affected children and adults gain their independence and improve the quality of their lives.

Speech therapy helps in correcting for:

  • Improving the child’s ability to express their emotions and ideas.
  • Improving the child’s ability to communicate so people can understand them more clearly.
  • Improving the clarity and quality of their speech.

This helps to boost overall confidence, and ensures the child is able to function independently and learning critical social skills from their friends. The ability to communicate opens up a world of new possibilities for children and breaks their isolation from their peer and society.

Call 6533-0031 or register below for a free course preview.

Find out more about how you can help those in need regain their independence and improve the quality of their lives.