Prices for private speech and language therapy depend upon the type of service offered. ASLTIP is not allowed, by law, to give specific advice on charges as this could be perceived as breaching the Competition Act by setting fees.
However we ask our members to charge speech therapy rates that reflect:
It is up to each individual independent Speech and Language Therapist to set the level of fees to reflect the service that he/she is offering.
Speech therapy fees for sessions and assessments vary significantly. This will be due to such factors as:
It is advisable to contact a few speech and language therapists near to you to compare the services they offer and their charges. Click here to search for Speech Therapists in your area.
If you have health insurance you may be able to claim the cost of speech and language therapy. Some independent speech and language therapists are registered with insurance companies and most are eligible to do so. However you will generally have to pay the therapist and claim the fees from you insurance company. It is therefore essential that before you start treatment you: