Do I need a referral to book my child in? No, anyone can place a child’s name down for an assessment or therapy. No referral is required. At what age should I start speech therapy? As soon as possible! Early help is the key! If you have any concerns, contact us straight away and we will be able to guide you. What do I need to do to start speech? Book in for assessment, which is either one or two hours, and then the speech therapist will be able to indicate if your child requires therapy.