September 11, 2020
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About Us

Our team works tirelessly towards supporting families to achieve their goals.

We work closely with families and other professionals to enable them to make informed choices and to provide the best possible outcomes.

We provide support for children and young people who experience:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Developmental delay
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Phonological disorders
  • Motor speech disorders
  • Stuttering
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Intellectual Impairment
  • Challenges with self-care
  • Emotional regulation difficulties
  • Challenges with play and social skills
  • Literacy difficulties, including but not limited to dyslexia


Services we deliver

  • Assessments and intervention for
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Speech sound development
    • Language skills
    • Emotional regulation
    • Play skills
    • Literacy
    • Social skills
    • Self-care
    • Fine and gross motor development
    • Cognitive skills
    • Stuttering

Programs we deliver

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 students management.

Our clinic focuses on the provision of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) to children from 18 months to four years of age with developmental delays or diagnoses. The program has received international acclaim and we are proud to be one of few services offering the program in WA. This program is run by professionally trained Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Pathologists who provide a combination of intensive one-on-one therapy and small groups, working on all aspects of a child’s development.

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

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Developmental delay
  • Intellectual impairment
  • Other diagnosed disorders


Please call us on 08 6559 7004 if you would like further information.


Level 1, 31 Cedric Street, Stirling WA 6021