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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.

Autism Assessment Geelong

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Comprehensive Autism Assessment Geelong

We understand that an autism assessment at our Geelong clinic can seem daunting, which is why our friendly and experienced professionals provide a warm and welcoming environment.

The Importance of an Autism Assessment from Our Geelong Professionals

There are numerous benefits to receiving an official diagnosis from professionals and starting early intervention.  

 

  • Once your child has an official Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis, they may start to understand themselves better. With the support of our occupational therapists and other professionals, you can learn how to best help your child manage their diagnosis. 

  • You can access the ideal services such as medication or therapy, which can benefit your child and prevent further difficulties later in life.  

 

We have professionals experienced in providing a comprehensive assessment

What You Should Know About Our Autism Assessments in Geelong

A qualified clinical psychologist and speech pathologist will do the assessments. 

 

  • You will need to obtain a referral from your paediatrician before your child can undergo an assessment. This referral will also allow you to apply for a Medicare rebate for our services. 

  • We provide a comprehensive and thorough assessment that includes an interview with the parents, observation of your child in various environments such as home and school, and discussions with other professionals involved in your child’s care, such as their teacher.  

 

If you have any concerns about your child’s development, contact our professionals for knowledgeable advice or to book an assessment.