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Speech Assessment

Articulation 

Phonology

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)

Our speech assessments are comprehensive and thorough.

We use a variety of assessment tools to measure and analyse speech patterns.

We develop personalised therapy plans based upon children's needs. 

 

Assessment/Feedback cost: Standard therapy rate (see Funding and Fees)

Report: A quote will be provided by your therapist and shall be dependent upon the report complexity.

Language Assessment

Receptive Language  (understanding)

Expressive Language (speaking)

Pragmatic Language (social language)

We use formal, standardised language assessments to measure children's ability to understand language and express themselves. 

We provide pragmatic language (social skills) assessment to assess children's ability to communicate in a social manner.

Assessment/Feedback cost: Standard therapy rate (see Funding and Fees)

Report: A quote will be provided by your therapist and shall be dependent upon the report complexity.

Autism Assessment

We require a referral from your Paediatrician.

This will allow you to receive a medicare rebate for the costs of services.

Our assessments are done by:

Clinical Psychologist

Speech Pathologist

Our Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessments are comprehensive and thorough. We support parents, answer their questions and consider their concerns throughout this process. Our assessment includes:

  • Parent/Carer Interview

  • The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) 

  • Observation of your child in their natural settings; home, childcare, Kindergarten (if necessary)

  • Discussion with other professionals involved (e.g. Teacher or Occupational Therapist)

Assessment, report and feedback cost: Standard therapy rate (see Funding and Fees)

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Stuttering Assessment

Fluency is our ability to string words together without breaks, repetitions or elongations of sounds. 

Our assessments are done by:

Clinical Psychologist

Speech Pathologist

We assess children's fluency based upon;

  • Our observations

  • Clinical measures

  • Parent report 

We have specialist training to provide therapy to pre-school children with fluency difficulties (stutter).

Assessment/Feedback cost: Standard therapy rate (see Funding and Fees)

Report: A quote will be provided by your therapist and shall be dependent upon the report complexity.

Sensory Processing Assessment

Sensory Processing is the way in which we interpret and organise sensation from our own bodies and our environment. 

We assess children's sensory processing patterns based upon;

  • Our observations

  • Early childhood educator report

  • Parent report 

We have specialist training to provide therapy to pre-school children with sensory processing difficulties to assist them in feeling calm and organised. We can also provide recommendations for sensory tools, and environmental modifications to support your childs needs.  

Assessment/Feedback cost: Standard therapy rate (see Funding and Fees)

Report: A quote will be provided by your therapist and shall be dependent upon the report complexity.

Gross and Fine Motor Assessment

Gross Motor skills require whole body movements and which involve the large (core stabilising) muscles of the body to perform everyday functions.

Fine Motor skills require control and strength in the smaller muscles of the hands, fingers, and thumbs. 

We assess children's Gross and Fine Motor based upon;

  • Our observations

  • Clinical measures

  • Parent/educator report 

We have experience in providing therapy to pre-school children with fine or gross motor delays. 

Assessment/Feedback cost: Standard therapy rate (see Funding and Fees)

Report: A quote will be provided by your therapist and shall be dependent upon the report complexity.

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We also acknowledge and thank the South Barwon Lions Club for their donations.

Dot to Dot Early Intervention acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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