Your child’s needs determine the appropriate treatment and your child’s needs will change over time. Since the deficit in motor planning/programming is severe, your child will most likely need a motor-based approach, such as DTTC or NDP3, at the beginning of their therapy journey and possibly throughout treatment. There are prerequisite skills to engaged in these therapy approaches, so learning those skills may be what the speech-language pathologist targets with your child initially.
What will therapy look like?
Therapy for your child should be individualized to meet your child’s needs. However, there are some common features you should see for a child with severe CAS. As your child progresses, their therapy should change and evolve, too, but generally, therapy for severe CAS includes things like: