Fees and Payment Information
(current as at 1 Feb 2023)
Conducted over a 1 hour session, includes:
- assessment with your child to identify their strengths and weaknesses
- discussion with the parents including your concerns, assessment results, recommendations and a plan.
A short summary report is usually provided within 2-3 weeks.
Initial assessment 0-5yrs $280 $296
Initial assessment school-aged $352 $368
For minor concerns, a shorter 45min session may be available. This can be discussed at the time of booking. $232 $248
For older children, a second assessment session is often required. This is charged at the cost of a therapy session.
30mins session (1 goal only) $112 $128
45mins session (2+ goals) $160 $176
An additional 5mins prep/admin time is included for private/EPC clients;
an additional 10mins prep/admin time is included for NDIS clients).
This practice is able to support families who are either self-managing or plan-managing their NDIS funding. Any additional cost incurred not included in the therapy sessions are charged at $192/hr.
*note that fees are subject to change in line with the NDIS price guide
$96/hr (to be quoted at time of request)
Other services such as screening tests at kindy/childcare, parent information talks and training for educators are available. As each service is individualised, prices vary depending on what you are looking for. Please contact the clinic for more information.
Services are predominantly provided out of the clinic at Ferny Hills, however requests for school/childcare visits are considered on an individual basis. Travel fees will apply.
Cancellations with at least 48hrs notice will not incur a cancellation fee.
Cancellations with less than 48hrs notice, will incur a fee of 100% of the session fee.
Concerns or Complaints
Kids in the Hills Speech Pathology abides by the National Code of Conduct for Health Care Workers as well as the Speech Pathology Australia Code of Ethics. Links to these services are listed below. Should you have any concerns about the service you have received, please do not hesitate to raise it with your therapist. Alternatively you can contact the Office of the Health Ombudsman.
It is appreciated if payment is finalised at the time of appointment. EFTPOS and HICAPS facilities are available at the clinic.