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Costs 

 Initial consultation (meeting or telephone call with parents) is free.There is no charge for telephone or email contact with parents and external professionals. Further information can be found in our Terms and Conditions for Individual (link) and Group (link) therapy.

 

Speech and Language Therapy

Formal assessments:

 

  •  £260 for an assessment and report to inform therapeutic intervention (to include discussion with parents, review of any previous SLT paperwork, direct informal/formal assessment (dependent on needs), and a report of findings and any therapy recommendations).  This can take place at the centre or school, however the latter will incur additional travel costs (see below) and, if in addition to the formal assessment, observation in the classroom/discussion with staff will be charged at an additional £65 per hour.

 

  •  £390 for an assessment and detailed report for an Education, Health and Care Plan (to include discussion with parents, review of all relevant previous paperwork, observation and direct formal assessment,  and a detailed report including specified and quantified recommendations for provision for the EHCP). This can take place at the centre or school, however the latter will incur travel costs (see below) and, if in addition to the formal assessment,  observation in the classroom/discussion with staff will be charged at an additional £65 per hour. 

 

Reports for, and attendance at, SENDIST tribunals, will be costed dependent on what is required. A school visit (where possible) will be required as part of these. Please contact us to discuss.

 

 

We can provide ADOS 2 assessments, and multi-disciplinary diagnostic assessments for Autistic Spectrum Disorders in liaison with CATS (Community Assessment and Therapy Services http://www.community-assessment-therapy-services.org) Please contact us regarding these services.

 

Therapy Sessions

 

£65 per hour (50 minutes with child, and 10 minutes for parent discussion and feedback) for individual direct Speech and Language Therapy sessions. Half hourly sessions are available if deemed more appropriate for the child.

 

A discounted rate for privately paying families: £325 for a block of 6 pre-booked, prepaid Speech and Language Therapy sessions.

 

£65 per hour for home/school visits, and meetings with external professionals. 

 

£390 for a assessment and therapy package (6 SLT sessions used to complete an initial assessment and to begin intervention, with brief summary of needs and targets-not a full report)

 

Early Start Denver Model

 

£260 for Early Start Denver Model Assessment.

 

£65 per hour (50 minutes with child, and 10 minutes for parent discussion and feedback) for individual direct therapy sessions.

 

£325 for 6 pre-booked, prepaid sessions.

 

£65 per hour for home/school visits, and meetings with external professionals. 

 

£65 per hour for home/school visits, and meetings with external professionals. 

 

Occupational Therapy

 

£260 for centre-based preschool assessment

 

£390 for a centre based school age formal assessment (including parental interview, use of standardised tools e.g. SIPT, Battery ABC if clinically indicated and other evidence based assessment tools, clinical observations) and report detailing findings, needs, provision and recommendations. Nb. Please note that if the SIPT is administered there is an additional £50 charge for administration.  

 

An additional £65 per hour for home/school visits, and meetings with external professionals, to provide additional assessment information documented in report (+ travel- see below)

 

£65 per hour (50 minutes with child, and 10 minutes for parent discussion and feedback) for individual direct therapy sessions. Half hourly sessions are available if deemed more appropriate for the child).

 

£65 per hour for home/school visits, and meetings with external professionals. 

 

Early Intervention Group

 

Bookings can be made in six week blocks at a cost of £335 per block (discounted for privately paying families to £250 per block), payable before the child attends their first session.This covers all therapy, resources and snack. Further information can be found in our Low Farm Therapy Centre Terms and Conditions The reason we insist parents commit to blocks of six sessions at a time is in order for the child to become familiar with the setting and to provide continuity of input and to allow an opportunity for measurable progress to be made.

 

Parents may also choose to combine group sessions with individual therapy sessions.

 

Intensive Therapy Packages

 

We are also able to provide intensive assessment and therapy input over longer periods of 2 or more days. We have holiday accommodation onsite which can be booked by families in order to facilitate this if needed. Please contact us regarding costs as these are bespoke dependent on need.

 

Schools Contracts

 

We provide separate information and costings for school contracts. Please contact us for further details.

 

Training for parents or professionals

 

Costs are dependent on need, please contact us to discuss. 

 

Travel

 

Generally, assessments and therapy sessions will take place at Low Farm Therapy Centre. However, some assessments may involve home, nursery and/or school visits, and it may also be possible for therapy sessions to take place at home, nursery or school, in agreement with the Head of Centre. Travel will be charged at the standard inland revenue mileage rate (currently 45p a mile as calculated on google maps) and at £25 per hour to cover the therapist’s time. 

 

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