Initial Consultation & Assessment
Comprehensive speech and language assessment $290.00
Comprehension speech, language and literacy assessment (2 sessions may be required) $350
Brief assessment (e.g. articulation only) $199.00
Initial consultation (^ if a comprehensive assessment has been completed within 3 months by another speech pathologist and a written report is available) $199.00
30 min $95.00
45 min $115.00
60 min $135.00
Therapy pack $6.00
Assessment Summary (1 page) $99
Comprehensive report with clinical recommendations $135
Progress report (1 page) $99
Applications & medico-legal reports POA
Better Start are approved providers of government funded disability support for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. Our fees are in accordance with the NDIS fee schedule. We do not charge travel fees*
$175.50 per hour (agency and self-managed clients)
♦ Better Start does not charge travel. Some rare exceptions for travel charges may apply for NDIS participants.
♦ The reduced initial fee for children with prior speech pathology information will be considered on an individual basis.
♦ Fees are subject to change without notice.
We have direct debit facilities and your account will be processed after your child's session. Receipts are sent electronically via your nominated email. You are not required to make payment to the speech pathologist on the day of your child's session.
For families who prefer to pay via alternative methods, an administration fee will apply. Please note that a $10.00 late fee will apply for accounts 30 days overdue.
Clients with private health insurance or a Medicare Plan are required to make full payment for services. A receipt will be issued promptly which can be lodged with your insurer or Medicare in order to receive your rebate.
Better Start Education Services provides a visiting Speech Pathology service to children and their families in and around Adelaide and South Australia.
ABN 11 664 373 355
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