Resources and Funding


A variety of resources which will enhance your child’s communication and developmental needs.  Therapists at Burnside Speech Pathology can give parents advice regarding suitable therapy resources including iPad Applications and Visual Schedules, and alternative communication devices.

Suitable resources for Children:

  • Pop-up books to read with your child and discover what’s hiding
  • Bubbles to create a new sense of magic for your child
  • Rhyme books to read and enjoy the rhyme
  • Playdough to encourage action words and playing and sharing together
  • Puzzles
  • Board games
  • Balls, hoops and water play


Government Initiatives:

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Medicare Allied Health Chronic Disease Management Plan (5 subsidised sessions)
  • Medicare – Helping Children With Autism:

Other Options

  • Private Health Funds


  • Speech & Language Assessment (without written report)  $ 280 (with report) $420
  • Autism Assessment $ 380 – $ 450 (2 x 1 hour) includes written report & registration with Autism SA
  • Feeding Assessment $ 280 – $420
  • Consultation at Rooms $ 131 per 45 minutes
  • Consultation at School/home/CCC $ 172  per 60 minutes – plus travel

EFTPOS –payment by credit card, savings/cheque accounts is available

Hi Caps – Private Health Funds Rebate can be claimed directly at the rooms and clients pay the gap (please bring Private Health Fund card to appointment)

Medicare Rebates may be claimed immediately through Hi Caps – please bring your Medicare Card and a Savings/Cheque Eftpos card so Medicare will transfer the money immediately. Payments can be made on credit, but not rebated into a credit account.