The cost of assessments ranges from S$800 to S$2800 depending on

  1. Areas of investigation
  2. Qualifications of psychologists 
  3. Type of service (fast-tracked vs standard)
  4. Financial Assistance (Bursaries) available for qualifying students 

 

*The cost is before GST. There is also a non-refundable application fee of $53.50.

Examples

John is a 14-year-old student. His parents referred him to the DAS as they were concerned with his difficulties in reading and spelling. They and his teachers did not report any other difficulties. An assessment of dyslexia, which costs $800*, is proposed.
 
Peter’s parents referred him to the DAS as they were concerned with his difficulties in reading and spelling, as well as his difficulties in staying seated and paying attention. An assessment of dyslexia and ADHD, which costs $1400 was proposed, and his parents were in agreement. The assessment officer proceeded to arrange for an assessment with a Senior Specialist Psychologist. Peter's family is eligible for 90% bursary, the total cost will be reduced from $1400 to $140*.
 

Bursary Available

The cost for students who are eligible for bursary will be $0 to $1,876.

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Fast-tracked VS Standard

Our current average wait time is approximately *^4 to 6 weeks. However, if you require an urgent assessment, you may want to consider our Fast-Tracked assessment service that is offered to clients who request for the assessments and/or reports to be expedited (processed within 80% of current wait time). The service can be activated immediately upon receipt of completed Main Application Form**. 
You can contact us at 6444 5700 for more information about this.
 
* The average waiting time will vary from period to period as the DAS receives referrals from our clients on a daily basis.
^ Waiting time updated as of 25th July 2018.
** This applies where no additional information/documents are required, barring the discovery of additional pertinent information during the course of the assessment.