Christies Beach

February 7, 2021
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About Us

Early Start Australia | SA | Christies Beach (formerly Childhood Language and Speech Pathology) has been providing quality therapy services to the children and young people of Adelaide’s southern suburbs since 2007. We provide relationships-based Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, counselling and support coordination services to infants, children and young people (birth to 18 years). Our therapy services are delivered in the clinic, via Telehealth, and offer mobile services to childcare, kindergarten, school, at home and in community settings.

Meet Our Principal

Bronwyn Burgess
Practice Principal

Bronwyn graduated as a speech pathologist in 1984 and has worked as a speech pathologist for over 32 years. Over the years, Bronwyn’s extensive experience involved working with children with different abilities (or disabilities) in both government and non-government services. A passion for supporting the development of children on the Autism Spectrum was ignited in 2008 when Bronwyn attended her first DIR Floortime workshop, Introductory Training on the Greenspan/ Wieder DIR/ Floortime Approach. A learning journey unfolded, leading Bronwyn into a year of study to complete the Basic Certificate in DIR Floortime through Profectum Academy. Bronwyn is also trained to present the Hanen programs: It Takes Two To Talk and More Than Words.

Meet Our Team

We recognise that all children are unique and have different methods of learning. Our team provides goal setting with the involvement of families to facilitate the development of an individualised intervention program where goals are tailored to assist your child in reaching their full potential. Known as a quality service, our work in inspired by the words of Dr Stanley Greenspan, “Be supportive and gentle, and do it in the context of the family, remembering that each family is different.”

Our team is committed to continually expanding our knowledge to ensure we maintain best evidence-based practice for our clients. We strive to provide our families and carers with all the support and information they need to get the best early intervention for their child to succeed in therapy and their everyday environments.

Our team is experienced in working with a diverse range of conditions such as:

  • Developmental delay
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Fine motor difficulties
  • Speech and Language development
  • Stuttering

Please call us on 08 8186 6188 if you would like further information.

Christies Beach Clinic

75 Beach Road, Christies Beach SA 5165, Australia