What to Expect

Fees & Funding

Our Fees

Assessments - Children

Basic assessment – no report

What this Includes

A speech assessment and receptive and expressive language screener, OR a stuttering assessment. Includes interpretation of results, discussion of recommendations, goal setting, and planning for therapy.

Price

$170

Basic assessment / initial visit

What this Includes

A speech assessment and receptive and expressive language screener, OR a stuttering assessment. Includes interpretation of results, goal setting, planning for therapy, and a summary report and recommendations.

Price

$290

Preschool-age speech and language assessment

What this Includes

A formal, standardised speech and language assessment for children aged 2-5 years old using the Preschool Language Scales - 5th Edition (PLS-5) or Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - Preschool, 2nd Edition (CELF-P2) assessment, a picture naming test (if appropriate), and conversational observation of speech sounds. Includes interpretation of results, a comprehensive report and recommendations, goal setting, and planning for therapy.

Price

$390

Literacy assessment

What this Includes

Formal assessment of reading and spelling skills using a range of standardised assessment tools including the Woodcock Reading Mastery Test - 3rd Edition (WRMT-3), Oral and Written Language Scales (OWLS), Single Word Spelling Test (SWST), and/or Sutherland Phonological Awareness Test (SPAT). Includes interpretation of results, a comprehensive report and recommendations, goal setting, and planning for therapy.

Price

$390

School-age speech and language assessment

What this Includes

A formal, standardised speech and language assessment for children aged 5-18 years old using the Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals - 5th Edition (CELF-5), a picture naming test, and conversational observation of speech sounds. Includes interpretation of results, a comprehensive report and recommendations, goal setting, and planning for therapy.

Price

$420

School-age language and literacy assessment

What this Includes

A formal, standardised speech, language,  and literacy assessment for children aged 5-18 years old using a combination of the above assessments. Includes interpretation of results, a comprehensive report and recommendations, goal setting, and planning for therapy.

Price

$490

Assessments - Adults

Communication assessment

What this Includes

Formal or observational assessment of speech, receptive language and expressive language skills. Includes comprehensive report and recommendations.

Price

$420

Complex communication assessment

What this Includes

Formal or observational assessment of speech, receptive language and expressive language skills. Includes a comprehensive report, recommendations, and AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) therapy tools.

Price

$480

Swallowing assessment

What this Includes

Assessment of eating and swallowing skills. Includes comprehensive report and recommendations.

Price

$420

Communication and swallowing assessment

What this Includes

Assessment of speech, language, and swallowing. Includes comprehensive report and recommendations.

Price

$545

Review assessment

What this Includes

Review of communication and/or swallowing skills (following previous assessment and/or therapy).

Price

$170

Therapy

Description and Costs

All therapy fees include up to 30 minutes for preparation of individualised resources, direct contact with the client, feedback to parents and/or teachers, explanation of home practise tasks, writing of comprehensive progress notes, and planning for future therapy sessions.

Prices as of 1st September 2019:

30 min therapy session in clinic

$90

45 min therapy session in clinic

$135

60 min therapy session in clinic

$180

30 min out of clinic session (within 5km)

$100

30 min out of clinic session (within 10km)

$105

30 min out of clinic session (within 15km)

$110

45 min out of clinic session (within 5km)

$145

45 min out of clinic session (within 10km)

$150

45 min out of clinic session (within 15km)

$155

60 min out of clinic session (within 5km)

$185

60 min out of clinic session (within 10km)

$190

60 min out of clinic session (within 15km)

For sessions greater than 15km from the clinic,
please contact us for pricing information.

$195

Additional Reports

Description and Costs

Full diagnostic report

$175

Summary report

$85

Letter

$70

Funding

Clients who have a chronic medical condition and complex care needs.

Referral Pathway

Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan referral form - must be completed by a GP.

No. of Services per Client

5 per calendar year for Allied Health Services, including speech pathology.

Rebate Amount

$52.95 per session

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people who have had a health assessment.

Referral Pathway

A referral form for follow-up allied health services for clients of ATSI descent must be completed by a GP who has conducted a health check consistent with the ATSI Medicare health checks.

No. of Services per Client

5 per calendar year in addition to 5 per calendar year under the CDM.

Rebate Amount

$52.95 per session

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