Early Start Australia | NT | Durack (formerly OT for Kids NT) has been providing Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Pathology services to the Darwin, Palmerston and rural areas since 2010 to children and young adults (birth to 13 years). We deliver our services in our clinic, via Telehealth and offer mobile services in the home, school, community setting and remote visits.
Services we deliver
Meet Our Principal
Shannon Hallatt is an Occupational Therapist with specialist training and experience in Family Partnerships and Coaching, DIR Floortime, Circle of Security, Sensory Processing Assessment and Intervention, Feeding and Mealtime Management, Motor Planning and Praxis, and Symbolic and Imaginary Play. Shannon has a special interest on the impact of diet and nutrition and biomedical factors on child development. Shannon founded OT for Kids NT in 2010 and joined Early Start Australia in 2018.
Meet Our Team
Our team believes that every child is unique and can live fulfilling and successful lives. We see the challenges that children and parents face daily and strive to provide support, encouragement and a simple approach that can work for the whole family.
Our team is experienced in working with a diverse range of conditions including:
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Sensory Processing Disorder
- Developmental delay
- Intellectual impairment and
- Other diagnosed disorders
Please call us on 08 8932 8852 if you would like further information.