Transitioning program

This program is transitioning into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Please visit the HCWA and Better Start pages for more information about receiving future supports.

Ladybug House - Victoria

Address: 160 Milleara Road, East Keilor, Vic 3033
Phone: 03 9331 0720
Email: maria@ladybughouse.com.au
Website: www.ladybughouse.com.au

The above link is for your convenience. It provides information about this service provider. The Department does not necessarily endorse all of the contents in this link as it may provide information about therapies that the Department has deemed ineligible for HCWA funding, i.e. there is insufficient evidence to prove that these therapies are of benefit to children with ASD. Families should make informed choices about the therapies they wish to purchase and enquire about those that are eligible and ineligible for HCWA funding.

Delivery Locations and/or Consortium Members

Name: Abby Kuhne - GoldilOTs
Phone: 0400 390 522
Delivery Address: 955 Wellington Street, Strathfieldsaye VIC 3550
Email:​ goldilots@outlook.com

Name: Else Sheehan - OT
Phone: 0439 851 492
Delivery Address: 28 Myers St, Geelong VIC 3220
Email : ecsheehan@hotmail.com

Name: Jacinta Heskett - Speech Pathologist
Phone: 0411 599 703
Delivery Address: 305b Buckley Street, Aberfeldie  Vic 3040
Email: jacintaheskett@hotmail.com

Name: Brightly Speech Pathology
Phone: 0433 814 084
Deliery Address 1: 157 Scoresby Road, Boronia VIC 3155
Delivery Address 2: 621 Boronia Road, Wantirna VIC 3152
Email: brightlyspeechpathology@gmail.com

Name: To Learn Consulting
Address 1: Suite 603, 89 High St, Kew VIC 3101
Address 2: Suite 8, 195 Thompsons Road, Bulleen 3105
Address 3: Suite 4, 609 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills VIC 3127
Off-Site:​ Mobile Service
Phone: 0431 080 322
Email: l.lae@tolearnconsulting.com.au

Name: Tanya McKenna
Phone: 0413 224 996
Delivery Address: Mobile Service
Email: Tanya.mckenna@gmail.com

Name: Plumcinc (Trading as Creating Connections)
Phone: 0437 407 608
Delivery Address: Mobile Service
Email: info.creatingconnections@gmail.com

Fee Schedule for Ladybug House - Victoria
Intervention Domains Provider and Delivery Location Early Intervention Professional/s Delivering Service/s Name and Description of Intervention/Service Duration Total Cost

Language and Communication

Social and emotional development

Ladybug House
160 Milleara Road, East Keilor
VIC 3033

03 9331 0720

 

Speech Pathology

Initial - Consultation or Treatment - onsite

1 hour $200

Assessment/Consultation (with 1 page summary of session and therapy goals)

1.5 hours $350

Subsequent

Consultation or Treatment
45 minutes $185
30 minutes $140

Off-site -home school, kinder, child care

60 minutes

$225 (includes travel costs)

45 minutes $200 (includes travel costs)
Written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/school transition)   $185
Brief written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/ school transition   $80
Intervention – individual parent training offsite 60 minutes $225 (includes travel costs)
Intervention – small group parent training on specific techniques that support the ongoing delivery of an intervention at home (NOTE: If training is delivered in workshops there can be no more than 6 families per workshop and two therapists delivering the workshop at all times). 90 minutes $225
Intervention - Individual parent training onsite Training for parents on specific techniques that support the ongoing delivery of an intervention at home (NOTE: If training is delivered in workshops there can be no more than 6 families per workshop). 60 minutes $200

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests

Ladybug House

160 Milleara Road, East Keilor VIC 3033

03 9331 0720

Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation 50 minutes $200
Standard Therapy Session 50 minutes $185
Off-site - Home/School Session 50 minutes $225 (includes travel costs)
Written report provided for a specific purpose such as transition to a new setting as requested by the parent 50 minutes $185
Standard Session 30 minutes $140

Language and communication

Social development and interaction

Repetitve behaviour and/or restricted interests

Ladybug House

160 Milleara Road, East Keilor VIC 3033

03 9331 0720

Speech Pathologist and or Occupational Therapist Intervention Group – Social Skills Maximum number of children per group 6 60 minutes $95

Self-care, self-regulation and life skills

Physical/sensory/psychomotor development

Cognitive development and learning skills

Else Sheehan

28 Myers Street

Geelong 3220

Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation 60 minutes $180
Ongoing Consultation 60 minutes $170
Assessment Session/Review 60 minutes $180
Brief written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/ school transition. 60 minutes $80

Self-care, self-regulation and life skills

Physical/sensory/psychomotor development

Cognitive development and learning skills

Else Sheehan OT – Off-Site - Home/Kinder/School Childcare Session

(Geelong/Bellarine/Surf coast/Lara)

Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation 60 minutes

$200 (includes travel costs)

Subsequent Consultation 60 minutes $190 (includes travel costs)
Assessment and written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/school transition) 60 minutes $270 (includes travel costs)

Language and communication;

Social and emotional development;

Cognitive development and learning skills
Jacinta Heskett Speech Pathology -  305b Buckley Street, Aberfeldie 3040 Speech Pathology Initial Consultation and Assessment 60-90 minutes $250
Initial Consultation  60 minutes $200
Individual Therapy Session 45 minutes $150
Individual Therapy Session 30 minutes $110
Off-Site visits –  Preschool, School, Childcare 60 minutes $195 (includes travel costs)
Group Therapy Session (max 6 children) 60-75 minutes $110
Group Therapy Session – 5 Session Block (max 6 children) 60-90 minutes $450
Individual Parent Training Session 60 minutes $150

Language and communication;

Social and emotional development

Cognitive development and learning skills
Brightly Speech Pathology at Melbourne Eastern HealthCare Village 157 Scoresby Road, Boronia VIC 3155 and Wantirna Mall Clinic, 621 Boronia Road, Wantirna VIC 3152 Speech Pathology Initial Consultation and Assessment 60 minutes $190
Off-Site - Initial Consultation and Assessment 60 minutes $220 (includes travel costs)
Subsequent Consultation 45 minutes $145
Subsequent Consultation 60 minutes $180
Brief written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/school transition) 60 minutes $150

Language and communication;

Social and emotional development

Cognitive development and learning skills
Brightly Speech Pathology Mobile Service Speech Pathology Off-Site Therapy - Home, kindergarten, day care 60 minutes $210 (includes travel costs)
Off-Site - Initial consultation and assessment 60 minutes $220
Off-Site Therapy Session 45 minutes $175 (includes travel costs)
60 minutes $210 (includes travel costs)
Brief written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/school transition) 60 minutes $150
Offsite - Initial Assessment 120 minutes $380 (includes travel costs)

Self-care, self-regulation and life skills

Physical/Sensory/psychomotor development

Social and emotional development

Cognitive development and learning skills

Abby Kuhne - 955 Wellington Street, Strathfieldsaye VIC 3550 Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation including development of intervention plan and goals with family 50 minutes $200
Subsequent Consultation 50 minutes $180
Parent Training on specific techniques that support the ongoing delivery of an intervention at home 50 minutes $180
Abby Kuhne – Off-Site – Home/Kinder/School Occupational Therapist Assessments and brief written reports where an eligible child is about to transition to a new setting such as a school or new service provider where requests for a report are made by a parent. 50 minutes $235 (includes travel costs)
Subsequent Consultation 50 minutes $235 (includes travel costs)
Parent training on specific techniques that support the ongoing delivery of an intervention at home 50 minutes $235 (includes travel costs)

Self-care, self-regulation and life skills

Physical/Sensory/psychomotor development

Social and emotional development

Cognitive development and learning skills

Abby Kuhne – Off- Site - Home/Kinder/School/Childcare session Bendigo Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation including development of plan and goals with family 60 minutes $200 (includes travel costs)
Initial Assessment 60 minutes $200 (includes travel costs)
Ongoing Consultation 50 minutes $190 (includes travel costs)


Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests

To Learn Consulting at

Kew, Bulleen, Surrey Hills and Mobile Service
Psychologist Written report at request of parents for a specific purpose, e.g. for kinder/school transition or to review development) 60 minutes $220
Social and emotional development

Tanya McKenna-  Offsite

Mobile Service
Music Therapy Music Therapy Individual Session 60 minutes $170 (includes travel costs)
45 minutes $140 (includes travel costs)

Please note that there may be cancellation and/or other fees associated with some services. For more information please contact the service provider as these are not covered by the early intervention funding under the Helping Children with Autism package.

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