Speech & Language Development Australia is funded by the Queensland Department of Education, which enables School Support Services to operate with no cost to visited schools for eligible students.


Eligibility for Referral:


Verified Students
  • Prep to Year 12 Students.
  • Verified students (e.g. SLI, ASD, ID, SED, VI, HI, PI) with language as their  primary area of difficulty.


Non Verified Students
  • Prep to Year 3 Students.
  • Students who are being investigated for Language Disorder.
  • Please note – access to this service will depend on current availability and demand, and must be negotiated with the team.


The best way to make a referral or find out more about School Support Services is to use the below form, or call 1300 881 763 (ext #2). Referral forms can then be completed after speaking with the team. As this is a school based service, referrals will only be accepted directly from schools. Parents are advised to speak with their school about making contact with School Support Services.



  • Speech and Language Development Australia (SALDA) is operated by CHI.L.D. Association. In referring your child to SALDA for services, I/we acknowledge that: I give permission for SALDA to visit my/our child at his/her school for the purpose of an advisory visit. I give permission for the relevant documents and…

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