Funding Options

Early Start Speech Pathology offers a number of options to its clients as to how they may fund their treatment process. Early Start Speech Pathology see a range of clients from private paying to NDIS funded clients.

Early Start Speech Pathology Funding Options


Early Start Speech Pathology are certified NDIS providers. Early Start Speech Pathology are registered for Therapeutic Supports, Early Childhood and Assistive Technology. 

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NDIS is a national initiative that has changed the way in which services are provided for people living with a disability and early intervention.

At Early Start Speech pathology, we pride ourselves on being ethical providers that will ensure your child will receive the maximum amount of therapy from their plan.

We are able to see all NDIS clients that are Self-Managed, Plan managed or Agency Managed.

Your NDIS plan will be handled with care and respect, putting you in the driver’s seat to determine what goals and choices you want to make with your plan.

We connect and communicate with other allied health providers so that your child has a team approach whilst being able to have choice and control of providers.


Early Start Speech Pathology are a registered provider for Medicare. You or your child may be eligible for a Chronic Disease Management Plan. A Chronic Disease Management Plan is 5 Medicare rebated sessions, in which you pay a small gap.

Please speak to your GP for more information and to see if they may be eligible.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders:

If you or your child identifies as a person that is Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander they may be eligible for an ATSI Plan from your GP. At Early Start Speech Pathology we bulk bill all clients with a current ATSI plan from their GP.

Private Health Insurance

Early Start Speech Pathology is registered with all private health insurance companies. Please check your policy to see if Speech Pathology is claimable as levels of cover differ.