Private Speech and Language Therapy
If you are concerned about any aspect of your child's speech, language or communication, don't worry - you've come to the right place!
We have specialist knowledge and skills to support your child and are experienced in helping children overcome a range of communication difficulties.
An approachable and friendly therapy service
Assessment and information gathering sessions
Accurate description of your child's difficulties
Recommendations and targets to resolve your child's difficulties
Fun and engaging sessions
Frequent reviews of your child's progress
Evidence-based therapies to get results
Autism screening and identification
Immediate support for your child - no waiting list
Step Up has been great! They are very understanding, acted quickly to get an assessment done and proactive in getting a plan and targets into place for my child. I feel relieved and confident in the plan ahead. Lisa has been really approachable, friendly and made something which feels complicated easy to understand.
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Costs and Services:
Telephone Consultation = Free
This is the starting point for most parents. We are very happy to listen to your concerns and share our tips and tricks to help you support your child at home. Most often, we can give you free advice to support you child’s speech and language development within this free consultation.
Speech and Language Assessment and Feedback = £160 including VAT
A Speech and Language Therapist will meet with you and your child to carry out a relaxed play-based assessment. We will gather information and then discuss with you the best way forward for your child. You will receive written feedback with recommendations and targets to work towards in therapy.
Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH Assessment) = £200 including VAT
This is an assessment of a young persons social skills, emotional well-being and their effectiveness to communicate about the difficulties they face. A Speech and Language Therapist will meet your child to carry out a relaxed assessment of their language skills, understanding of different perspectives and abililty to think things through in key areas such as friendships and family, managing emotions, and their experiences at school.
Autism Assessment and Feedback = £300 including VAT
This is a more detailed assessment of your child's communication and development. Written feedback by our Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist can support your referrals to other agencies as well as applications for funding . Please go to the Plymouth Autism Team page on our website for more information.
Therapy sessions = £80 plus 20% VAT (45 minute therapy session, includes practice resources)
Here we will meet your child for therapy sessions either at your home or by visiting their school or nursery setting. We use fun and engaging therapy tasks to bring out the best in your child and celebrate their new skills. We work with you and your family to create resources that can be used at home, and at school, to help your child practice their new skills and make progress quickly.