Speech & Language Therapy Services
We begin with the initial assessment appointment. This typically includes:
Case history taking.
Informal / screening assessments.
Reading of reports from other professionals.
Discussion with child / parent / caregiver.
At the end of the assessment session:
Overview of findings.
Discussion about options available e.g. further detailed assessment or therapy
Provided after the initial assessment session:
Short written report outlining assessment findings and brief recommendations
including case history, may take up to 2 sessions (2 hours).
Each session is usually delivered:
On a one-to-one basis, although group therapy may be appropriate in certain
Circumstances or through the internet (Telespeech therapy practice)
With parents / caregivers present. Parents / caregivers are actively encouraged to observe therapy sessions to ensure continuity between therapy sessions and work done at home.
The number of therapy sessions your child requires will depend on their individual needs. It may be between six to ten sessions, but we will evaluate this as we go along.
Review/monitoring sessions are carried out following:
Children will be discharged from the practice:
At the end of an episode of care. This is when the treatment is complete and when your childs potential is achieved in the area targeted by therapy.
Parents/caregivers may also withdraw their child from therapy at any time they wish.
decisions about therapy are made following
joint discussions. Before discharge well
discuss the best way for you to maintain
your childs progress. Children can be
re-referred to the practice if further
I work with clients on Wednesdays and Fridays between 9 AM (CET) and 6 PM (CET).
Telephone calls are answered until 7 PM (CET) on all days.
Terms and conditions
Fees are to be paid in advance of each session. Payment can be made by cash or cheque.
Receipts are issued on request for each payment received.
Cancellation of appointments
A cancellation fee is charged for all appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice
Missed appointments are charged at the rate shown in the fees section.
Therapy sessions last 1 hour. During this time 45 minutes is spent with your child and 15 minutes is spent reviewing progress and explaining homework.
My fees includes time spent in preparation of materials, planning and liaising with parents, caregivers and professionals.
Letters, short reports and treatment programs
Those additional to the initial assessment report are charged in respect of the total time taken to prepare them at the rate shown in the fees section.
Lengthy phone conversations will be charged at the therapists discretion. Clients will be advised in advance
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