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

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

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

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: Else Sheehan
Phone: 0439 851 492
Delivery Address: 28 Myers St, Geelong VIC 3219
Email : ecsheehan@hotmail.com

Name: Jacinta Heskett
Phone: 0411 599 703
Delivery Address: 493-495 Keilor Road, Niddirie VIC 3042

Name: Autism Counselling
Phone: 0414 487 509
Delivery Address 1: 212 Canterbury Road, Blackburn South VIC 3130
Delivery Address 2:Mobile Service - North, South, East & West Melbourne
Email: jowhite3130@gmail.com

Name: Jodie Borg - OT 4 Kids Pty Ltd
Phone: 0437 925 072
Delivery Address: Mobile Service - Bendigo/Ballarat/Melton/Bacchus Marsh

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

Name: Virginia Cheng
Phone: 0449 967 288
Delivery Address: Suite 1, 1101 Wellington Road, Rowville VIC 3178

Name: GoldilOTs
Phone: 0400 390 522
Delivery Address: Off-Site– Home/Kinder School
Email:​ goldilots@outlook.com

Name: Sandra D’Souza
Phone: 03 9331 0720
Delivery Address: 160 Milleara Road, Keilor East 3033
Email: abanow@hotmail.com
Website: www.ladybughouse.com.au

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
Phone: 0431 080 322
Email: l.lae@tolearnconsulting.com.au
Website: www.tolearnconsulting.com.au

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

Fee Schedule for Maria Guzzardi Speech Pathologist
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 Assessment/Consultation(with 1 page summary of session and therapy goals)

1.5 Hours $350

Subsequent Consult/Treatment- onsite

1 Hour

$200
45 mins $185
30 mins $140
Off site visits-home school, kinder, child care 1 Hour $225
45 mins $200
Assessment and written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/ school transition)

$400

Brief written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/ school transition 80

Intervention- small group parent training onsite

Intervention- individual parent training onsite

Intervention- individual parent training offsite

90 minutes

60 minutes

60 minutes

$160

$200

$225

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 $180
Standard Therapy Session 50 minutes $170
Homes/School Visit 50 minutes $195
Assessments and written reports provided at the request of parents and for a specific purpose such as transition to a new setting 50 minutes $170
Standard Session 30 minutes $140

Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Repetitive 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 60 minutes $95

Self-care, self-regulation and life skills

Physical/sensory/psychomotor development

Cognitive development and learning skills

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests

Ladybug House

160 Milleara Road, East Keilor VIC 3033

03 9331 0720

Occupational Therapist Occupational Therapist 50 minutes $180
Assessments and written reports provided at the request of parents and for a specific purpose such as transition to a new setting Occupational Therapist 50 minutes $180

Self-care, self-regulation and life skills

Physical/sensory/psychomotor development

Cognitive development and learning skills

Else Sheehan

Centre Based Session

28 Myers Street

Geelong 3220

Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation 1 Hour $180
Ongoing Consultation 1 Hour $170
Assessment Session 1 Hour $180
Brief written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/ school transition. 1 Hour $80

Self-care, self-regulation and life skills

Physical/sensory/psychomotor development

Cognitive development and learning skills

Else Sheehan Home/Kinder/School/

Childcare Session

(Geelong/Bellarine/Surfcoast

Lara)
Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation 1 Hour $200
Ongoing Consultation 1 Hour $190
Assessment and written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/ school transition). 1 Hour $270
Language and communication; Social and emotional development; Cognitive development and learning skills Jacinta Heskett Speech Pathology at Suite 493-495 Keilor Road, Niddrie VIC 3042 Speech Pathologist Initial Consultation and Assessment 60-90 minutes $250
Initial Consultation and Assessment 60 minutes $200
Individual Therapy Session 45 minutes $150
Individual Therapy Session 30 minutes $110
Off Site Visits – eg Preschool, School, Childcare 60 minutes $195
Group Therapy Session 60-75 minutes $110
Group Therapy Session – 5 Session Block 60-90 minutes $450
Individual Parent Training Session 60 minutes $150
Language and communication; Self-care, self-regulation and life skills; Physical/sensory/psychomotor development; Social and emotional development; Cognitive development and learning skills Autism Counselling at 212 Canterbury Road Blackburn South Vic 3130 Special Education Individual Education Consultation 1 Hour $150
Standard Session 1 Hour $135
Home/School visit 1 Hour $150
In home - Positive Behaviour Support 1 Hour $150
Skype/Video conferencing 1 Hour $115
Language and communication; Self-care, self-regulation and life skills; Physical/sensory/psychomotor development; Social and emotional development; Cognitive development and learning skills Autism Counselling - Mobile Special Education Social Skills Groups 1 Hour $135
Self-care, self-regulation and life skills; Physical/sensory/psychomotor development; Cognitive development and learning skills Jodie Borg - Mobile Service (Bendigo, Ballarat, Melton, Bacchus Marsh) Occupational Therapist Initial consultation off site 1 Hour $200
Ongoing consultation off site 1 Hour $170
Kinder visit 1 Hour $180
Assessment and written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg Sensory Profile for kinder/ school transition) 1 Hour $270
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 onsite 60 minutes $190
Initial consultation and assessment offsite 60 minutes $220
Onsite treatment 45 minutes $145
Onsite treatment 60 minutes $180
Offsite treatment: Home, kindergarten, day care etc 60 minutes $210
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 Offsite initial consultation and assessment 60 minutes $220
Offsite treatment session 45 minutes $175
Offsite treatment session 60 minutes $210
Brief written report provided at the request of parents for a specific purpose (eg for kinder/ school transition) 60 minutes $150
Offsite formal assessment 120 minutes $380
Language and communication; Self-care, self-regulation and life skills; Physical/sensory/psychomotor development; Social and emotional development; Cognitive development and learning skills Virginia Cheng at Suite 1, 1101 Wellington Rd, Rowville VIC 3178 Speech Pathology Initial Consultation 1 Hour $220
Subsequent Therapy 1 Hour $195
Subsequent Therapy 45 minutes $145
Subsequent Therapy 30 minutes $100
Language and communication; Self-care, self-regulation and life skills; Physical/sensory/psychomotor development; Social and emotional development; Cognitive development and learning skills Virginia Cheng - Mobile service Speech Pathology Initial School/Home Visit 1 Hour $250
Subsequent Home/School Visit 45 minutes $220

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests
Abby Kuhne - 955 Wellington Street, Strathfieldsaye VIC 3550 Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation including development of intervention plan and goals with family 50 minutes $200
Consultation 50 minutes $180
Parent Training on specific techniques that support the ongoing delivery of an intervention at home 50 minutes $180
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
Consultation 50 minutes $235
Parent Training on specific techniques that support the ongoing delivery of an intervention at home 50 minutes $235
Self-care, self-regulation and life skills; Physical/sensory/psychomotor development; Social and emotional development; Cognitive development and learning skills Abby Kuhne - Home/Kinder/School/Childcare session Bendigo Occupational Therapist Initial Consultation including development of plan and goals with family 1 Hour $200
Assessment Session 1 Hour $200
Ongoing Consultation 50 minutes $190

Behavioural; Developmental/Social Learning; Therapy-based; Family-based

Sandra D’Souza at 160 Milleara Road, Keilor East 3033

Psychologist Standard Consultation 1 Hour $185
Standard Consultation offsite within a 20km radius 1 Hour $195
Extended Consultation 90 minutes $250
Psychology 60 minutes $195

Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests

Kew, Bulleen, Surrey Hills and mobile service Psychologist Initial Assessment and Treatment Planning session 50 minutes $230
Individual therapy session onsite 50 minutes $220
Individual therapy session offsite 50 minutes $250
Cognitive or developmental assessment and report with recommendations (at parent request) 4 hours $750
Written report with recommendations (at parent request for a specific purpose, e.g. for kinder/school transition or review of development) 3 hours $670

Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests
Aberfeldie Speech Pathology Initial Consultation and Assessment 1 hour $220
Individual therapy session 50 minutes $175
Group Therapy Session 1 hour $110
Group Therapy Session – 5 session block Group Therapy Session – 5 session block $450
Parent Training - on specific techniques that support the ongoing delivery of an intervention at home 60 minutes $175

Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests
Offsite/Mobile Speech Pathology Off-site - Individual therapy session– school, preschool or childcare 1 hour $225

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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