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Early Start Australia 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.

Clinic contact details

1-3 Havilah St
Chatswood NSW 2067


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How we can help

No matter where you’re at on your therapy journey, we offer a range of services, programs and evidenced-based therapies to realise your goals.

Please note, available services and programs vary between clinics, so please check with your local clinic about their therapy services.


As part of your therapy journey your therapist we may recommend some specific therapy programs to assist in achieving your goals including:

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Meet our principal at Chatswood

jessica mudge

Jessica Mudge

Practice Principal

Jess studied Occupational Therapy at the University of Sydney and is a Senior Occupational Therapist.

Her background is in Early Intervention, with a specific focus on supporting children, and their families, with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental delays.

Jess has experience working both in clinic and community settings within multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary teams, and holds particular interests in areas including play, school readiness, feeding, sensory processing, and clinical supervision.

She places a high value on building genuine rapport with families and children, having fun and working with her clinical team to achieve best outcomes within therapy.

We’re hiring!

Early Start Australia is part of the APM Group, a global human services provider now enabling better lives for more than 1 million people each year. To view all current opportunities to join our team visit the APM Careers website by clicking the button below.

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Clinic contact details

1-3 Havilah St
Chatswood NSW 2067


Clinic Phone
New Clients Phone

Opening hours

Monday : 9am - 5pm
Tuesday : 9am - 5pm
Wednesday : 9am - 5pm
Thursday : 9am - 5pm
Friday : 9am - 5pm

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