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Getting Started With Speech Therapy

Our therapist eagerly await to help you and your child build a strong future through Speech-Language Therapy.



  1. Call and make an appointment at (770)446-0911

  2. Review & Sign our Financial Policy 

  3. Fill out the Case History Form 

  4. Fill out the Patient Registration Form 

  5. Request a prescription from your child’s doctor for a child or adolescent referral, and Primary Care Physician for adult referral. ( See below for more details)


Requesting a Prescription for Speech Therapy

  1. Call your child’s primary care physician and state that you are having concerns and would like a referral for speech language therapy evaluation.

  2. Ask the doctor’s office to fax the prescription to (844-315-9608).

  3. The prescription will need to have an order for a speech language evaluation. Diagnostic Code. Codes typically used for Speech Language Evaluation include:

  • F80.0 Articulation/Phonological Disorder 

  • R62.0 Late Talker

  • R63.3 Feeding Difficulty

  • R48.2 Apraxia

  • R47.1 Dysarthria

  • M26.59 Dentofacial Functional Abnormalities, Malocclusion due to abnormal swallowing

  • Q38.1 Tongue Tie

  • F81.81 Specific Disorder of written expression

  • F80.1 Expressive Language Disorder

  • F80.2 Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

  • F80.81. Childhood onset fluency disorder

  • F80.89 Other developmental disorders of speech and language

  • H93.25 Central Auditory Processing Disorder

  • F80.4 Speech and Language Developmental Delay due to hearing loss

*If you are unsure which diagnosis may be appropriate for your child, please call us for a Free 5-minute Consultation by phone at (770-446-0911)


Insurance Questions About Therapy Coverage

Please check your coverage carefully BEFORE YOU CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT by asking the following questions about therapy coverage:


  • Do I have Speech-Language Therapy insurance benefits? Which diagnosis codes are covered?

  • What is my deductible and has it been met?

  • How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?

  • What is the coverage amount per therapy session for out of network providers?

  • Is approval required from my primary care physician?

  • Is an insurance authorization or pre-certification required?

  • What is my out of pocket cost?

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Best Atlanta Speech Pathologists