Above and Beyond Early Intervention NDIS Providers, Medicare, Private Health

Speech pathology

 DetailsDuration Cost
 Short AssessmentsSpeech (Articulation Survey, DEAP ≤ 1 subtest, OMA)
Language (RAPT, Boehm-3)
Literacy (SPAT-R)
Stuttering (% and SR)
 30 minutes$150-$193.33 (includes report) 
Long assessments Speech (DEAP ≥2 subtests)
Language (CELF-5, PLS-5)
60 minutes  $300-$365.48 (includes report)
Extended assessments Combination assessments 90 minutes $400-$579.99 (includes report)
 Autism assessments (Speech Pathologist completed in conjunction with Psychologist and Occupational Therapist60-120 each $300-$579.99 (includes report) 
*Speech Pathologist's fee only
Progress report30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes 
$96.67
$145
$193.33
 TherapyTherapy sessions at home or preschool/school 30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
75 minutes
90 minutes
$90-96.67
$145
$193.33
$241.66
$290
 Programmes and communication systems E.g. home/school programmes, AAC device set-up or creation, behavioural systems, visuals and schedules, homework/home materials, etc.> 60 minutesQuote 


Psychology (assessments only)

 Details Duration Cost
 AssessmentsCognitive assessment for individuals aged 2:6-7:7
(WPPSI-IV) - currently N/A
N/A N/A
Cognitive assessment for individuals aged 6:0-16:11
(WISC-V)

60-120 minutes  $579.99-$939.32 (includes report)
Autism assessments (completed in conjunction with Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapist) - currently N/AN/AN/A
Anxiety and depression scales 30-60 minutes $96.67-$469.66 (includes report)
 Progress report
 60 minutes $193.33-234.83
 Therapy (>16 years only)Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 60 minutes$150-234.83

Travel

We comply with the policies surrounding travel within the NDIS Terms of Business, NDIS Price Guide, and NDIS Support Catalogue documents available on the NDIS website.


From 1.7.19-30.6.20 (NDIS Price Guide 2019-20): travel is claimable up to 30 minutes to and from an appointment (each way), however, an individualised quote is provided for each client's unique location and service to minimise travel costs.

NDIS

Please see the NDIS website for additional information and current details.


Price: Above and Beyond Early Intervention charge the recommended hourly benchmark rate as per the current NDIS Support Catalogue available on the NDIS website. NDIS review their pricing at least annually on the 1st of July each year. The current NDIS rate as of 1/7/19 for therapeutic supports is $193.33 (both for Early Childhood Early Intervention <7;0 and Disability >7;0 year olds) and is routinely scheduled to be reviewed by 1/7/20. Information and current pricing is available on the NDIS website.


Travel: please contact us for a unique quote/indication as travel costs are dependent on location of your session and other clients' sessions. The NDIS Price Guide 2019-20 states travel is claimable up to 30 minutes to and from (each way) the client's session to an agreed amount.


Cancellations: the NDIS Price Guide 2019-20 states that cancellations are claimable from an NDIS plan when a cancellation occurs at short notice (deemed ≤2 clear business days before schedule appointment). Cancellations are chargeable at 90% of the full session fee.


Service Agreements: please ensure that you have a created, read/understood, and signed a service agreement that outlines therapy goals, allocation of hours/supports for each discipline involved, policies and procedures, and any other agreements you may have with Above and Beyond Early Intervention prior to commencing services using your NDIS funding.