Benefits of SLT

Benefits of Speech and Language Therapy

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

There are several benefits of Speech and Language therapy, in that it:

  • 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