FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Navigating your child’s options can feel overwhelming. Our list of FAQs are here to help.
Speak Volumes Speech & Language Services follows Public Health Regulations including client screening, use of personal protective equipment and hand hygiene. Service providers for Speak Volumes are fully vaccinated. Please contact us for full details on our health and safety protocols.
You do not need a doctor’s referral to access private speech and language services. If you have concerns with your child’s speech and language, please feel free to contact us. A brief phone consult at no charge will be provided in order to determine if an assessment is needed.
No, Speak Volumes is a private speech and language service and is not covered by OHIP. Some private insurance plans may cover the cost of sessions. Clients are provided with receipts when payment is received, which can be submitted to a private insurance plan if applicable. Your child may also be eligible for publicly-funded services through the Preschool Speech and Language Program or your Local Health Integration Network. Parents are encouraged to investigate these covered services by following the links below:
Payments can be made by e-transfer. Payments can also be made by debit (in clinic only) or credit card (in clinic and online). Payments are due immediately following each session.
Our fees are determined based on the Ontario Speech and Language Association fee schedule suggestion. However, we strive to keep our costs low to help ensure our services are accessible to families. Our current rates are as follows:
$200 1 hour Initial Assessment Session (in clinic or online)
$180 per hour of SLP therapy/consultation in clinic
$160 per hour of SLP therapy/consultation virtually (online)
A discussion regarding the severity and areas of difficulty will take place after your child’s assessment. Depending on the concerns, the number of recommended sessions and frequency of sessions may differ. However, parents have the ability to decline further treatment at any time should they no longer have concerns with their child’s speech and language.