Referrals: This is not a generalist practice, and we don’t see preschoolers. We work with school-aged children and adults with reading and writing/spelling difficulties, though many of our clients have additional communication difficulties or disabilities. As of 21 October 2021 we are still operating mostly online, and there are 81 people on our waiting list (sorry!).
You don’t need a doctor’s referral to work with us, but team care (EPC/CDM) referrals from GPs and Helping Children With Autism referrals from Paediatricians attract Medicare rebates for individual (but not group) sessions. Private health insurance rebates may also be available, depending on type/level of cover.
In the interests of protecting all staff and clients, we ask that all visitors to the Spelfabet office be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes all eligible adults and children.
For more information please contact us via this form:
Address: Suite 3, 430 Rae St, North Fitzroy, 3068, Victoria, Australia.
Rae St runs parallel to and between Brunswick St/St Georges Rd and Nicholson Sts. Our office is between Scotchmer and Park Sts, not far from North Fitzroy Village/Piedimonte’s supermarket. Our building is large and pink, you can’t miss it.
Phone: (03) 8528 0138
Opening hours: Our reception is staffed 10.30am-1.00pm and 1.30-6.30pm weekdays.
Accessibility: Our office is on the ground floor with no steps.
Transport: One hour parking is usually available in Rae St. during the day.
Our office is 300m or 4 minutes’ walk from the number 96 tram line (Nicholson St), 400m or 6 minutes’ walk from the number 11 tram line (St Georges Rd). It is 1.3km or 16 minutes’ walk from Rushall railway station.
The 504 Clifton Hill to Moonee Ponds bus stops 300m or 5 minutes’ walk to the south, and the 250 CBD to La Trobe University and 251 CBD to Northland SC buses both stop 550m or 7 minutes’ walk to the north-east.
The building is also 200m south of the Capital City Trail, which makes it highly accessible by bike. We have installed bike parking at the Rae St entrance of our building.