Deakin

September 11, 2020
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About Us

Please note we also have clinics at Kippax and Queanbeyan.

Early Start Australia | ACT | Deakin (formerly Therapy 4 Kids) has been providing therapy services since 2010. We provide Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Pathology services to infants, children and young adults with developmental delays and physical disabilities. We deliver therapy services in our clinic, via Telehealth and offer mobile services at childcare, pre-school, school, and at home.

Meet Our Principal

Lyndsay Currie
Practice Principal

Practice Principal, Lyndsay Currie, is a qualified physiotherapist with over 30 years’ experience working in childhood disability. Her extensive experience has provided her with specialist knowledge in all aspects of cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions. Lyndsay is committed to ensuring that all children and their families continue to receive the best quality of service which is founded in current evidence-based practice.

Meet Our Team

Our clinic’s focus is on empowering the child and family to maximise the child’s potential through individualised activities that are incorporated into play. We recognise that the parents and caregivers are the experts regarding their child or young adult and consider them to be a key member of the intervention team. Assessments and intervention can be conducted in the child’s or young adult’s environment to reduce any stress and to make the services contextual to their world.

Our team provides care for children and young people with conditions including:

  • Cerebral palsy, spina bifida, stroke and traumatic brain injury
  • Genetic conditions including Down Syndrome and achondroplasia
  • Low muscle tone
  • Developmental delay
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Feeding difficulties and oral sensory aversion
  • Fine motor difficulties
  • Speech and Language development
  • Stuttering

 

 

Please call us on 02 6282 8793 if you would like further information.

Deakin Clinic

Suite 1, 35 Geils Court, Deakin ACT 2600