FAQs

How much does child speech therapy cost?

The cost of therapy is dependent on your insurance plan, deductible, coverage, co-pay or co-insurance amounts. We are happy to check your insurance benefits to give you an idea about how much therapy would cost your family. If you choose not to use insurance, our private pay rates are available upon request.

Is child speech therapy covered by insurance?

In most cases, yes. This is dependent on your individual plan funded by your workplace/HR department. We are happy to use your insurance information to check your benefits.

At what age does a child need speech therapy?

This is child dependent. We see children as young as newborn age for feeding issues. Many of our clients that are two and under, come to us because of difficulties with play skills and babbling/talking. We encourage you to seek early intervention to get an early starting on talking and learning.

How do I know if my child needs speech therapy?

Signs your child would benefit from a speech therapy evaluation:

  • Becomes frustrated easily
  • Is not easily understood to you or other family members
  • Eats a limited amount of foods or has a hard time with drinking or eating
  • Does not play with toys appropriately
  • Has difficulty connecting and playing with you or peers

How do I know if I or my child needs orofacial myofunctional services?

  • You or your child is a chronic thumb/finger sucker, nail biter or tongue/cheek biter
  • You or your child are considering a tongue/lip tie release
  • You or your child has had orthodontic relapse (you’ve had orthodontia and need it again).
  • You or your child has a tongue thrust
  • You or your child consistently breathe through the mouth

Does ACT Speech therapy offer clinic and on campus services to my child at school?

ACT speech therapy offers medical based pediatric therapy in the natural environment and on campus at daycares, preschools and elementary schools during the day for patients with an IEP.

Do you offer in clinic services if I think my child won’t progress in the home?

Yes, we offer in clinic services within Pediatric Possibilities located in Matthews, N.C. This allows us to use space in a sensory-based clinic to work with your child.

What areas does ACT Speech Therapy cover?

Our therapists provide therapy to children at the following locations:

  • Charlotte
  • south Charlotte
  • Ballantyne/Blakeney areas
  • Waxhaw, NC
  • Matthews, NC
  • Steele Creek, NC
  • Indian Land, SC
  • Fort Mill, SC.