Tweed Valley Early Childhood Intervention Service Inc. 

Address: PO Box 105, Tweed Heads NSW 2485
Phone 07 5536 1320
Fax: 02 5536 1235
Email: admin@shapingoutcomes.com.au
Website: www.shapingoutcomes.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: Dr Karen Plant Clinical Psychologist
Phone: 07 5599 2137
Delivery Address: Suite 8A, 80-82 Keith Compton Drive, Tweed Heads NSW

Name:  Rachel Fanning Psychologist
Phone: 0424 944 761
Delivery Address: Suite 4,43 Tallebudgera Creek Rd, West Burleigh QLD 4219

Name: Jenny Hosking Occupational Therapist
Phone: 0412 730 306
Delivery Address: 1 Boyd Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485

Name: Charmaine Owen Occupational Therapist
Phone: 0411 057 587
Delivery Address: 1/41a tallebudgera Creek Road, West Burleigh QLD 4219

Name: Kristy Rhoades Speech Pathology Ltd Speech Pathol
Phone: 07 5520 1000
Delivery Address: 1276 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach QLD 4211

Name: Elizabeth Brownlie
Phone: 0413 928 310
Delivery Address: Outreach - TVECIS Inc, Florence Street, Tweed Heads. Homes, schools Tweed Shire.

Name: Music with Monica
Phone: 0412 147 184
Delivery Address 1: Musgrave Hill Early Childhood Development Unit, Nakina Street, Musgrave Hill QLD 4225
Delivery Address 2: Tweed Valley Early Childhood Intervention Service, Florence Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485

Name: Karin Adams
Phone: 0414 433 576
Delivery Address: Unit 1/41a Tallebudgera Creek Road, West Burleigh QLD 4219

Name: Meg Houghton
Phone: 0411 266 562
Delivery Address: Unit 1/41a Tullebudgera Creek Road, West Burleigh QLD 4219

Name: Catherine Hudson
Phone: 07 5589 7555 / 0403 120 788
Delivery Address 1: 46 Oyster Point Road, Banora Point NSW 2486
Delivery Address 2: 33-35 Corporation Circuit, Tweed Heads South NSW 2485

Name: Amber Allen
Phone: 02 6676 0854
Delivery Address 1: Shop 6&7, 5 Coronation Avenue, Pottsville NSW 2489
Delivery Address 2: Mobile Services - Tweed Coast
Email: amber.allen@speakvolumes.com.au
Website: http://www.speakvolumes.com.au

Name: Jane Daniel Speech Pathologist
Phone: 02 6674 0999
Delivery Address: Casuarina Health and Medical Centre, Casuarina Shopping Village, 482 Casuarina Way, Casuarina NSW 2487
Email: janedanielspeechpathologist@fastmail.com

 

Fee Schedule for Tweed Valley Early Childhood Intervention Service Inc.
Intervention Domains Delivery Location Profession Service Duration Total Cost

Behavioural

Developmental/Social Learning

Therapy-based

Family-based

Dr Karen Plant at Tweed Heads, or Rachel Fanning at West Burleigh Psychologist Initial assessment (on site) $398 for 1.5 hours   $266 / hour
Subsequent assessment (on site)   $266 / hour
Therapy session (on site)   $176 / hour
Parent Planning session (on site) or $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Initial assessment (off site) or $541 for 1.5 hours   $361/ hour
Subsequent assessment (off site)   $361/ hour
Therapy session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / session
Parent Planning session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour

Therapy-based

Family-based

Therapy Matters at West Burleigh Speech Pathologist Initial assessment (on site) or $398 for 1.5 hours   $266 / hour
Subsequent assessment (on site)   $266 / hour
Therapy session (on site) or $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Parent planning session (on site) or $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Initial assessment (off site) or $541 for 1.5 hours   $361 / hour
Subsequent assessment (off site)   $361 / hour
Therapy session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour
Parent planning session (offsite)or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour
Hanen - More Than Words Program
$2525.50 / 1 parent
$2900 / 2 parents
  $2525 / program

Therapy-based

Family-based

Jenny Hosking at Tweed Heads, or Charmaine Owen at West Burleigh Occupational Therapist Initial assessment (on site) or $398 for 1.5 hours   $266 / hour
Subsequent assessment (on site)   $266 / hour
Therapy Session (on site) or $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Parent planning session (on site) or $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Initial assessment (off site) or $541 for 1.5 hours   $361 / hour
Subsequent assessment (off site)   $361 / hour
Therapy session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour
Parent Planning session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour

Behavioural

Developmental/Social Learning

Therapy-based

Family-based

Monica Zidar (Music with Monica) at Tweed/Gold Coast Therapist Music Therapy - initial assessment (on site)   $216 / hour
Music Therapy - initial assessment (off site)   $292 / hour
Music Therapy - subsequent assessment (on site)   $216 / hour
Music Therapy - subsequent assessment (off site)   $292 / hour
Music Therapy -  treatment session (on site)   $108 / 45 mins
Music Therapy - treatment session (on site)   $144 / hour
Music Therapy - treatment session (off site)   $195 / hour
Parent Planning Session (on site) - involves meeting with child's parents where treatment techniques are shared and discussed in an effort to generalise learned behaviours in music therapy across other settings.   $144 / hour
Parent Planning Session (off site) - involves meeting with child's parents where treatment techniques are shared and discussed in an effort to generalise learned behaviours in music therapy across other settings.   $195 / hour
Group Treatment Session (on site) - capped at 5 participants with the primary focus of social skills, group skills and school readiness.   $40 / 45 min session
Group Treatment Session (off site) - capped at 5 participants with the primary focus of social skills, group skills and school readiness.   $45 / 45 min session

Therapy-based

Family-based

Karin Adams or Meg Houghton at West Burleigh Speech Pathologist Initial Assessment (on site) - Assessment is required if the child has needs in 3 or more areas of communication (eg. speech language, AAC, pragmatics, oral motor).  This includes a written report and treatment plan for the family.   $265 / hour
Initial Consultation (on site) - This fee is for a first visit and will apply for clients that need assessment in only 1-2 areas of communication clients without complex communicaton needs.   $209 / hour
Therapy Session (on site) or $132.00 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Initial Assessment (off site) - Assessment is required if the child has needs in 3 or more areas of communication (eg. speech language, AAC, pragmatics, oral motor).  This includes a written report and treatment plan for the family.   $360 / hour
Initial Consultation (off site) - This fee is for a first visit and will apply for clients that need assessment in only 1-2 areas of coummnication clients without complex communicaton needs.   $285 / hour
Therapy Session (off site) or $193.50 for 45 mins   $258 / hour

Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Catherine Hudson at Tweed Heads Super Clinic, 33-35 Corporation Circuit, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486 Speech Pathologist Initial assessment (on site)   $266 / hour
Subsequent assessment (on site)   $266 / hour
Therapy session on site or $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Parent planning session on site $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Initial assessment (off site)   $360 / hour
Subsequent assessment (off site)   $360 / hour
Therapy session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour
Parent planning session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour

Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Catherine Hudson at 46 Oyster Point Road, Banora Point NSW 2486 Speech Pathologist Initial assessment (on site)   $266 / hour
Subsequent assessment (on site)   $266 / hour
Therapy session on site or $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Parent planning session on site $132 for 45 mins   $176 / hour
Initial assessment (off site)   $360 / hour
Subsequent assessment (off site)   $360 / hour
Therapy session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour
Parent planning session (off site) or $194 for 45 mins   $258 / hour

Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests

Amber Allen

Shop  6& 7, 5 Coronation Avenue
Pottsville NSW 2489
Speech Pathologist Initial assessment including a treatment plan - In clinic/Telehealth 1.5 hours $398 (or $266/hour)
Subsequent assessment - In clinic/Telehealth 1 hour $266
45 minute intervention session - In clinic/Telehealth 45 mins $132
60 minute intervention session - In clinic/Telehealth 1 hour $176  
Paediatric feeding clinic group sessions - 10 x 1 hour sessions (includes food) - In clinic 10 hours $1300
Social Skills group - 10 x 1 hour sessions 10 hours $1200

Hanen 'More Than Words' Program

Includes:

  • Free Introductory session
  • 'More Than Words' Guidebook (valued at $82)
  • 4 x home visit sessions ($250 each)
  • 8 x group parent training sessions ($200 each)
  • All materials are included

*Participants are required to attend the full program

20 hours $2600
Language and communication development

Social development and interaction

Repetitive behaviour and/or restricted interests
Amber Allen

Mobile Services - Tweed Coast
Speech Pathologist Initial assessment including a treatment plan - Home/School/Preschool visit 1.5 hours $541 (or $361/hour)
Subsequent assessment - Home/School/Preschool visit 1 hour $361
45 minute intervention session - Home/School/Preschool visit 45 mins $194
60 minute intervention session - Home/School/Preschool visit 1 hour $258
Language and communication development

Jane Daniel at Casuarina Health and Medical Centre, Casuarina Shopping Village, 482 Casuarina Way, Casuarina NSW 2487

Speech Pathologist Speech Pathology initial screening assessment and consultation including a 2-3 page summary report and intervention plan)- ON SITE 1 hour direct contact $250/ hour
Subsequent Speech Pathology assessment for data gathering/ goal setting purposes including a comprehensive assessment 4-5 report- ON SITE (at the request of the parent and for a particular purpose) 1 hour direct contact $150/ hour
Intervention session- ON SITE 30 minutes (for children with mild speech production concerns ONLY) $75
45 minutes direct contact $100
60 minutes direct contact $125
Individual education planning session with Parents/ Educators- ON SITE including a written summary of meeting goals/ outcomes 1 hour direct contact $150
Individual education planning session with Parents/ Educators- OFF Site including a written summary With 10km (20 km round trip) $175/ hour
With 20km (40 km round trip) $200/ hour
With 30 km (60 km round trip) $225/ hour
With 40km (80km round trip) $250/ hour

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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