Referrals are accepted from:
• General Practitioners
• School Psychologists
• Speech Pathologists
• Occupational Therapists
• Other Allied Health Professionals
Alternatively parents/guardians can self-refer by contacting our helpful reception staff on 9207 1990.
Referrals under the Better Access Medicare Initiative and the Chronic Disease Management Initiative are accepted.
$199 per clinic hour (50 mins) for all educational and developmental psychologists
$165 per 45 minutes for language and literacy intervention provided by specialist speech pathology services (private health rebates available)
For educational and developmental psychologists - Rebates are available under the Better Access Medicare Initiative when a mental health plan has been provided by your GP. A Medicare rebate for 5 one hour sessions may also be provided under the Chronic Disease Management Scheme where this is considered an appropriate referral by your GP. Private health rebates are also available from health funds (with the exception of HBF).
If a full assessment is required to determine underlying learning, attentional or autistic disorder, the maximum charge for a full assessment of 2 x 2 hour sessions and detailed report is $1318. Less detailed reports are charged at a lower rate. Assessments for specific learning disorders and associated reports are not usually covered by medicare but are covered by some private health funds (not HBF).
The full fee will be charged for non attendance at appointments. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will be charged the full fee (at the discretion of the practitioner).
Fees are subject to change without notice and should be paid on the day of the appointment.