SERVICES AND FEES

PHONE CONSULTATION

  • Free initial phone consultation to discuss your concerns and decide how I might help.  Please give me a call, fill out the contact form or send an email to arrange a time for me to call you.

FACE TO FACE APPOINTMENTS

INITIAL CONSULTATION - £100

I recommend all initial appointments take place in your home to allow me to see your child in their own environment where they will feel most at ease.

  • Face to face assessment:

  • A case history and discussion about your concerns.

  • An initial play based screening assessment lasting up to 1 hour, including advice and feedback.

  • A brief summary report outlining assessment findings and therapy plan for direct therapy.

  • Online assessments:

  • An initial phone consultation and a detailed case history. 

  • Video analysis of your child's communication skills.

  • A 45 minute feedback session with parents via Zoom to discuss findings and decide on next steps.

  • Please note:

  • If direct therapy is not required but you would like a written program detailing activities for you / your child's setting to do with your child this will cost an additional £70.

  • If your child needs a more thorough report detailing their communication skills to share with other professionals or to support a funding application please see the 'detailed assessment' below.

DETAILED ASSESSMENT - £250

  • Face to face assessment may take up to 2 hours.

  • A pre-assessment questionnaire to gather vital information about your child.

  • Play based screening and observation / video analysis.

  • Formal assessment using standardised tests (where appropriate)

  • Includes a detailed report and recommendations. 

  • If further assessment / a visit to your child's educational setting is required this will be charged at the 'therapy' rate and will be agreed prior to any arrangements being made.

THERAPY-

£60 per session in my clinic

£70 per session in your home / child's setting.

  • Therapy sessions - Your child will typically receive around 45 minutes of direct therapy

  • Demonstration of fun activities to develop your child's communication.

  • All resources for therapy sessions and home practice.

  • Therapy can be at my clinic, your home, in your child's educational setting or online (prices variable.)

  • To get the most from speech therapy it is expected an adult will be available to join in the sessions and do home practice.

  • The frequency of therapy sessions recommended will depend on your child's needs.  We can work together to find the right level of support for you and your family.

  • Support blocks will be booked and planned with clear aims, which we will review together at the end of the block.

REVIEW AND PLAN - £140

  • For some children, weekly direct speech therapy is not required.  Instead, where appropriate I can offer a review session where I will check your child's progress and provide a written therapy plan and resources which can be shared with your child's educational setting. 

  • The face to face session will last approximately 45 minutes. 

  • The frequency of review sessions will depend on your child's needs.  We can work together to find the right level of support for you and your family.

OTHER SERVICES

The following will be charged at the 'therapy' rate of £70 per hour.  The time and cost will be agreed with you prior to me completing the work.

  • Programmes - with advice and strategies to develop your child's communication (typically 1.5 hours - £105.) 

  • Report writing- Detailed report containing information regarding your child's current communication, areas to develop and recommendations. (typically 2 1/2 hours - £175)

  • Nursery / school visits -to continue assessment or provide advice, and modelling of therapy to staff working with your child.

  • Attendance at meetings - where appropriate to meet your child's needs.

 

Hanen Group Therapy Courses:

  • As a 'Hanen' trained therapist I can offer several of the Hanen courses for parents and Early Years Practitioners.  These group sessions offer a cost effective way of receiving a high level of speech and language therapy support. If a Hanen course is appropriate for you and your child these will be offered as an option for your consideration.  To find out more about Hanen and the courses on offer please see the 'Hanen' section of the website.​

TELETHERAPY:

  • Initial assessment: consisting of an initial phone consultation, a detailed case history, video analysis of your child's communication skills and feedback session with parents.  For older children direct assessment may also be possible on line.

  • A range of direct therapy is possible for children who are able to attend to the sessions online, this includes speech, language and stammering support.

  • For younger children I am pleased to be able to offer the Hanen programmes 'it takes two to talk' (for children with language delay / disorders) and 'more than words' (for children with social communication difficulties) via teletherapy.  These sessions do not directly involve your child so you don't have to worry if they are not a 'facetime fan.'  These sessions can be offered in the evening if preferable, to allow both parents to join in /enable you to focus without your child needing you.

  • Prices for teletherapy are the same as face to face appointments: £100 for an initial assessment and £70 per therapy session.

TRAVEL

  • No charge for journeys within 5 miles of my base (Chipping Sodbury)

  • For journey's over a 10 mile round trip, a charge of £2.50p per additional mile will be added to the cost of the session to cover travel time and expenses.

  • Journey's will be planned using 'aa route planner' from BS37 6HG and mileage costs agreed before the session.

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