Impact of COVID-19 for new bookings
At present it is business as usual. Social distancing guidelines are in practice and additional precautions taken with cleaning and hygiene, including regular cleaning of office surfaces and provision of soap and sanitiser for hand cleaning. New bookings are welcome, however, in the event that your child or someone in your family is feeling ill, appointments can be rescheduled to a later date.
Dyslexia. Specific Learning Disorders. General Learning Difficulties. Giftedness. Learning Disability.
The cost of a dyslexia assessment is $1,600. This cost includes: initial consultation, administration of the cognitive and educational assessments, half hour feedback session at the end of the assessment process, and the final report. A complete assessment (cognitive and educational) is needed to diagnose dyslexia.
The final report will include a diagnosis of dyslexia (and/or other specific learning impairments or giftedness) or a generalised learning difficulty.
The cost of a cognitive assessment is $1,100. This includes: initial consultation, test administration, half hour feedback session at the end of the assessment process and the final report. The final report presents the results for the cognitive abilities assessed.
The cost of an educational assessment is $1,300. This includes: initial consultation, test administration, half hour feedback session at the end of the assessment process and the final report. The final report presents the results of the literacy and maths skills assessed.
A 50% deposit is payable at the time of booking an assessment. Deposits can be paid by card over the phone. The deposit is refundable up to 14 days before the booking and the booking date can be changed (no additional cost incurred).
Cancellation fees are:
0-24 hours notice: Full deposit
24-48 hours notice: 50% of deposit
48 hours - 7 days notice: 25% of deposit
Final payment for an assessment is made after administration of the assessments (and before the final report has been provided). If the assessment is conducted across two sessions (this is the preferred approach for students aged 6 to 7 years), the remaining 50 percent is paid at the end of the second session (and before the final report has been provided).
Please note: If the final payment is not made at the end of the assessment administration, there will be a delay in provision of the report. Report writing does not begin until the final payment has been received (the report is provided 3 weeks from the date of receipt of the final payment) There will also be a delay in provision of the report, if the questionnaires for parents/caregivers are not completed on the day of the assessment.
Follow-up consultations and costs after an assessment. (PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO WAIT TIME, THIS SERVICE IS NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE)
Consultation regarding the results is provided on the day of the assessment. If after receiving the report, further consultation is required, the cost of a follow-up consultation after the assessment report has been provided is $180 for a one-hour consultation. The cost of a 30-minute consultation is $120. Follow-up consultations are payable at the time of booking the session.
Additional costs are also incurred for changes to the assessment report after it has been written (excluding editorial errors). These costs vary, depending on the time required to make the changes requested.