Fee Information/ August 25, 2015

The Speech and Stuttering Institute is a non-profit agency. Our fees are used exclusively to cover all professional time and overhead.

Assessment:         

  • $200

Therapy:

  • $120 for a 45 minute individual therapy session
  • $100 per client for groups of two or more
  • Adult Intensive Stuttering Program $2,400.00
  • Consultations: $160.00 per hour

The fees are based on direct time in the clinic as well as the preparation, documentation and administrative activities required to provide the service.

We reserve the right to change fees at anytime.  Existing clients will be given approximately three months notice of any rate changes.

Cancellation and Billing Policy

The full session fee will be billed for no-shows and for sessions cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.  When we are provided with advance notice we can offer cancelled appointment times to other clients.  The fee will be waived in cases of emergency or inclement weather.

Payment Options

Fees for service are paid in advance or at the end of each therapy session. We accept:

Cash, cheque, Visa or Master Card

Returned Cheques

An administration fee of $25 will be charged for any cheque returned by your bank for any reason, in addition to any interest charges on overdue amounts.

Insurance Coverage

Our billing relationship is with you.  Once you have received and paid for the service, you may seek reimbursement from your insurance provider. We will issue a receipt(s) that you can submit to the insurance company.

Disability Tax Credit

You may be eligible for a Disability Tax Credit. We can complete the tax form but Canada Revenue Agency will determine your eligibility. There is a $20 fee to complete Disability Tax Credit forms.

Income Tax Deductions

Fees for speech-language pathology services may be claimed as a Medical Expense on your taxes.  For a complete list of eligible medical expenses, go to https://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns300-350/330/llwbl-eng.html.

Financial subsidy may be available upon request to families who meet the criteria of financial need through our Scholarship Fund. This fund is made possible through the generosity of our donors. If you would like to contribute to this fund, please click here.