Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Speech and Language Therapy in Kochi

Speech and Language are the two aspects of normal communication in human beings.

What happens in Children with autism ?
In speech impairment patient will face difficulty in articulating words like stuttering or difficulty in pronouncing words.  Language impairment consists difficulty in understanding or transferring ideas or thoughts.

  • Speech disorders :Articulation disorders, Fluency disorders, Resonance or voice disorders,
  • Language disorders: Receptive disorders, Expressive disorders, Cognitive-communication disorders

Who is Speech Language Therapist ?
Speech and Language Therapist is a person who treats people who have difficulty in speech, language and thinking or physical processes like word finding problems, inability to create simple sentences without grammatical errors,  reading and writing problems, voice difficulties, attention or memory deficiency etc.

Speech and Language Therapy :
The therapy include activities like
  • Language intervention activities: In this the therapist will interact with the child through playing, talking using story books, attractive objects to improve the language. Therapist will develop this skills through repeated exercises.

  • Articulation therapy: In this child is taught to learn proper speaking through play activities. That will be related to the age or need of the child.

  • Oral-motor/feeding and swallowing therapy: Through activities like facial massage, tongue lip and jaw exercises muscles will be strengthened to enable proper eating, drinking and swallowing.

Self-regulations, improved function in school, home and community, improved independence with activities of daily living (ADLs), maximized functional ability to perform daily and recreational activities, efficient organization of sensory information are the prime goals.

Jeevaniyam Ayurveda Hospital and Research Center provides Best Speech and Language Therapy in Kochi with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff. Other than autism they also concentrates on the treatment of Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disabilities and Mental Retardation etc.
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