Getting Started with Cluttering Disorder Therapy
Cluttering is a communication disorder that can be found in children and carried on into adulthood without any therapy. It is characterised by someone's speech. If they have ‘cluttering’ they may speech extremely rapidly without intention, which can cause issues with pronunciation and communication in general.
There are many causes of cluttering which often include genetic factors that contribute to your child’s development. It is common for cluttering to exist alongside a range of other speaking disorders, such as stammering. It is also common for the person who clutters to not actually realise that they are doing it. As a result, it will be your responsibility to understand when your child shows signs of cluttering and make an appointment to have them diagnosed.
Early diagnosis is crucial to the overall effectiveness of therapy sessions. The earlier we can treat your child, the more likely the chances of your child dealing with their cluttering.
Speech Therapy for Cluttering Disorders
At Speech Aim we have designed a number of speech therapy sessions, specially tailored to improve your child’s exact symptoms. We understand that every child will show their own unique symptoms, with no two children being the exact same. As a result, all of our therapy sessions will work one on one with your child to make the best development possible. After an initial consultation session, we will be able to create a program specially designed to counter the symptoms that your child is showing, as well as provide you with a range of tips and tricks that you can use at home to further increase development.
Ways you can help at home
There are many ways in which you can help with your child’s cluttering at home. This can have a significant impact, alongside any therapy that we can provide for you. For example:
Giving your child extra time to explain themselves and take their time speaking. It is important that they understand there is no need to rush.
Breaking your information down into small segments. By breaking down information, your child will be able to better understand how they can break down information when talking themselves.
Point out when your child begins to stutter. Do this without antagonising them, just try to create an awareness of when they are doing it.
Read books with your child to help them slow down their language and fully understand what they are saying.
All of our therapists are available around the clock whenever you need them. At home, at school or in the workplace. For more information, or to schedule an appointment please contact us below.
We also offer Speech Therapy Sessions for:
Apraxia Motor Speech Therapy
Autism Speech Therapy
Cluttering Disorder Therapy
Feeding Swallowing Therapy
Auditory Processing Disorder Therapy
Down Syndrome Therapy
Literacy, Reading, Writing Therapy
Social Communication Therapy
Picky Eaters Therapy
Development Delay Therapy