Polish Title

Szczegółowe podsumowanie oceny zaburzeń mowy i terapii logopedycznej prawie niemówiącego australijskiego dziecka z zaburzeniami ze spektrum autyzmu

Author ORCID Identifier

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8518-2223 Sims Danielle


Speech and language pathologists have an important role to play in the treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. There exists a large body of evidence regarding the efficacy of assessment protocols and treatment approaches for individuals with ASD. There is an ever-growing need for clinicians to adopt holistic, family-centred clinical practices, and this is particularly important within ASD, where clinical presentations are often varied. This study described the assessments and intervention programs used by one SLP in the treatment of a minimally verbal seven-year-old male with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. It found that the utilisation of multiple treatment programs may be required within therapy to provide individuals on the autism spectrum with high-quality, family-centred intervention. Further research into the development of clinically standardized procedures for selecting speech pathology interventions to promote client-centred practices is recommended.

Polish Abstract

Logopedzi odgrywają ważną rolę w leczeniu osób ze spektrum zaburzeń autystycznych. Istnieje wiele dowodów świadczących o skuteczności diagnozy i metod leczenia osób z ASD. Wciąż obserwuje się rosnącą potrzebę przyjęcia całościowych praktyk klinicznych, dostosowanych do indywidualnych potrzeb dziecka i jego rodziny, co jest szczególnie ważne w przypadku ASD, gdzie objawy kliniczne są często zróżnicowane. W artykule przedstawiono zagadnienie diagnozy i terapii stosowanej w leczeniu prawie niemówiącego 7-letniego chłopca z rozpoznaniem spektrum zaburzeń autystycznych. Zwrócono jednocześnie uwagę, że w ramach terapii konieczne może okazać się łączenie wielu metod leczenia, by zapewnić optymalną rehabilitację osobom z ASD. Zalecane są dalsze badania nad opracowaniem klinicznie ustandaryzowanych procedur wyboru metod terapii logopedycznej w celu promowania praktyk skoncentrowanych na chorym.


autism spectrum disorder (ASD), complex communication needs, minimally verbal, speech and language pathology, treatment approaches, Naturalistic Developmental Behavioural Interventions (NDBIs), family centred practice

Polish Keywords

zaburzenie ze spektrum autyzmu (ASD), złożone potrzeby komunikacyjne, prawie niemówiący, patologia mowy, podejścia do leczenia, naturalistyczne interwencje rozwojowo-behawioralne (NDBI), praktyka skoncentrowana na rodzinie


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