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.

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 recommend seeking a referral from your Paediatrician.

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

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)

  • Formal language assessment (if necessary)

  • Discussion with other professionals involved (e.g. Paediatrician or Psychologist)

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.

Stuttering Assessment

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

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.