Early Start Australia | NSW | Chatswood (formerly Lift Off! Speech Language and Learning) has been providing services in the Chatswood area since 2010. We provide Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Pathology services to children and young people (12 months to 17 years) to support the development in their play, communication, self-care, and academic skills. Our therapy services are delivered in our clinic, via Telehealth and we offer mobile services at home, childcare/pre-school, and school.
Programs we deliver
Meet Our Principal
Rebecca Elliot is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist with a strong background in disability including physical, neurological, and developmental conditions. She has a keen interest in early intervention, the benefits of play and helping children and families achieve their goals and more. Rebecca believes in a family centred approach where the children and families have the most important role to play.
Meet Our Team
We appreciate that all children are unique and have different methods of learning. Specific assessment and goal setting with the involvement of families facilitate the development of an individualised intervention program where goals are tailored to assist your child in reaching their full potential.
Our holistic approach ensures that our programs support learning across all environments including home and school, where we provide our clients with the skills needed to play and communicate and help develop independence so they can succeed and progress with confidence.
Our team provides services for children and young people with:
- Cerebral palsy, spina bifida, stroke and traumatic and acquired brain injury
- Genetic conditions including Down Syndrome and Achondroplasia
- Low muscle tone
- Developmental delay
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Social skills challenges
- Feeding difficulties and oral sensory aversion
- Fine motor difficulties
- Delayed speech and language development
- Assistive technology/equipment prescription needs
Senior Occupational Therapist
Senior Speech Pathologist
Please call us on 02 9411 1785 if you would like further information.