Challenges in the workplace can sometimes occur as a result of undiagnosed difficulties. Our team can support the various challenges underlying workplace difficulty and help you to improve the important executive function skills, organisational skills, and social skills that are necessary for successful employment.
Speech & Language
Almost every professional setting requires good communication skills. Our speech conveys a lot to others – our accent, voice and fluency conveys the story of who we are, so it’s important to put our best foot forward with clear speech in the professional setting. Being able to speak and write the appropriate words and sentences for each situation is paramount to show our professionalism and skill in our job. A Speech-Language Pathologist understands this and can work with you to achieve your communication goals and put your best foot forward at work.
Hearing and Auditory Processing Difficulties
In conjunction with an Audiologist, a Speech-Language Pathologist can help with overcoming hearing and auditory processing difficulties to be a better communicator at work. Proper diagnosis with an Audiologist can help you identify and isolate the difficulty you may have with hearing and processing sounds. Therapy involves implementing strategies to increase your level of functioning at work, as well as work towards remediating underlying processing issues. This will improve your communication and quality of life in the long term.
Whether diagnosed in childhood or later in life, The Speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist can work with you to improve your ability to work through a task, keep track of daily tasks, and help you to appraise the quality of work produced. By supporting the remediation of underlying processing issues, long term gains can be made to help you achieve professional success and improve the quality of your work life.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger's)
While each person with Autism is different, and has their own unique style, some common challenges can affect the quality of professional life. Coping with unexpected things during the day or trying to figure out a new task can be very difficult, and even anxiety-provoking. Furthermore, navigating the different expectations of colleagues, customers, and other individuals in the working environment can take a lot of effort. By working on remediating the underlying processing issues that affect one’s ability to engage in work and cope with these stressors, one can meet their professional potential at work. Whether you’ve been diagnosed in childhood or adulthood, a Speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist have great insight into the processing breakdowns that affect professional success, and can implement a holistic plan in conjunction with you to help you reach your goals and improve your quality of life.