August 21, 2020
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About Us

Early Start Australia | WA | Armadale (formerly Stirling Speech and Allied Services) has been providing Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Pathology services in the South Eastern corridor of the Perth metropolitan area since 2009. We provide therapy services to children and adolescents in our clinic, via Telehealth and offer mobile services at childcare, school and home. We also offer bilingual services in Malay and Mandarin.

Meet Our Principal

Carol Richmond
Practice Principal

Carol is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist who joined Early Start Australia in 2021. Graduating from Curtin University of Technology with a Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy with Honours, she has a strong disability background in physical, neurological and developmental conditions. She brings extensive experience working with children and families in the not for profit, government and private provider settings across metropolitan and regional and remote Western Australia (WA). She is passionate about embedding therapy goals into everyday routines and supporting families to make informed decisions.

Carol is Practice Principal of the Ellenbrook and Stirling clinics.

Meet Our Team

Our team works to ensure our clients and their families can attain the best possible outcomes and work closely with families and teachers to enable them to make informed choices about their child’s or student’s management.

Our team provides care for children and young people who have challenges with:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Developmental delay
  • Intellectual impairment
  • Other diagnosed disorders
  • Speech, language and literacy
  • Fine and gross motor skills
  • Self-care skills
  • Play and social skills
  • Emotional regulation


Occupational Therapists


Occupational Therapist

Speech Pathologists


Speech Pathologist


Speech Pathologist


Speech Pathologist


Speech Pathologist

Clinic Admin


Clinic Administration


Clinic Administration

Please call us on 08 9399 8547 if you would like further information.


47 Church Avenue, Armadale WA 6112, Australia