Benefits of Speech and Language Therapy

Communication difficulties may lead to frustration and challenging behaviours if not addressed. It may also affect a child’s confidence and self- esteem.

There are several benefits of Speech and Language Therapy including:

  • Promotes confidence and self esteem
  • Improves a child’s understanding of language
  • Promotes independence
  • Allows children to foster a set of skills which will help with school readiness
  • Promotes positive relationships with others and an ability to make friends
  • Aids clear speech – so others can understand
  • Helps to increase ability to express thoughts, feelings and share stories
  • Promotes positive social skills both at school and in community environment

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