Little Gems Speech Pathology Services

Assessme​nt and Treatment Options

Little Gems specialise in the assessment and treatment of children from 12 months to 10 years of age who may be experiencing difficulties with:

- Speech/ Articulation, e.g., unable to produce /s/ and/or produce /dun/ for 'sun'   ​ 

​- Expressive Language, e.g., use of non-verbal (gestures) and verbal (words/sentences) including   vocabulary and grammar 

- Receptive Language, i.e., understanding, comprehending, following directions

- Late Talkers, i.e., children that are not talking or have a small vocabulary   

- Fluency, e.g., stuttering

- Literacy, e.g., spelling and reading

- Phonological Awareness, e.g., rhyme, syllable and sound awareness

- Social Language, e.g., turn-taking, eye-contact, asking questions

- Feeding, i.e., Sequential Oral Sensory Approach

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Initial Assessment

$220.00 

45-90 minutes

Comprehensive assessment may require additional appointments- $90 per additional appointment

  • ​​​​Includes:

    • Initial information gathering phone call/ email.​

    • Administration and analysis of any standardised assessment tools as/if required.

    • A brief summary of the assessment, including assessment scores (if applicable), assessment findings and recommendations.

    • One scrapbook for therapy materials (if therapy is recommended). 

 

Standard Privately Funded Therapy Session

              $90.00

40 minutes

  • Includes:

    • ​​​40 minute session.

    • ​​Session preparation time – your speech pathologist will plan your child's individual session and gather any tools/resources needed for use during the session.

    • Information handouts and/or materials for home practice.

    • Administrative costs / phone calls etc.

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Therapy Session

$120.00

40 minutes

  • Includes:

    • ​​​40 minute session.

    • ​​Session preparation time – your speech pathologist will plan your child's individual session and gather any tools/resources needed for use during the session.

    • Information handouts and/or materials for home practice.

    • Administrative duties / phone calls etc.

 

Feeding Assessment

$250

45-90 minutes

Written Report

            $150.00 (per hour- minimum of one hour)

Progress Letters to childcare, kindy, schools etc.

$50

Review Assessment (for current/ returning clients)

             $130.00                                   

 

Rebates and Funding Packages

For some children, rebates and/or funding packages may be available to assist with the cost of speech pathology assessment and/or therapy. For further information visit the Speech Pathology Australia website at:

https://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/SPAweb/Resources_For_Speech_Pathologists/Professional_Resources/Rebates_and_Funded_Programs/SPAweb/Resources_for_Speech_Pathologists/Medicare/Rebates_and_Funded_Programs.aspx?hkey=3aebffdf-3dcd-45d2-a287-b8fa823911af

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