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Early Start Australia Coomera provides Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Pathology services to children and adolescents (birth to 18 years).

Our clinic (formerly Grow On Children’s Therapy) has been servicing the Northern Gold Coast region since 2019. We deliver our services in our therapy centre, or mobile service where we will visit in the home, childcare or school setting. Our therapists are also trained and equipped to provide services via Telehealth.

We have a strong early intervention program incorporating use of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) for intensive early intervention with children aged 12 to 48 months. ESDM integrates a relationship-focused play -based, skill attainment-focused developmental model to provide an effective program for young children and their families.

Our team are committed to helping develop children and adolescent’s life skills to enable them to participate in daily activities to the best of their ability and achieve their goals.

For more information or to book an appointment contact us on 1300 372 439 or submit a service enquiry.

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Clinic contact details

Building D, Level 1, 334 Foxwell Road
Coomera QLD 4209


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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:

Camp Jimbelung is a therapeutic day camp for children aged between five and 12 years providing children with a typical camp experience with additional specialised support to develop skills in areas of challenge.

When working with children we use a family-centered model, supporting caregivers and children to develop skills, knowledge and understanding as we all work together.

Our early intervention program is guided by the Early Start Denver Model.

Run during the school holidays these programs and camps are a great way to boost your child’s therapy participation and meet others.

Meet our principal at Coomera

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Amy Engelbrecht

Practice Principal

Amy is an Occupational Therapist who has worked in the field of paediatrics since 2007.

She studied in South Africa and qualified with her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy before working in a school for children with physical disabilities and general medical conditions.

She then began her own private practice after her first son was born in 2010.

She immigrated to Australia together with her husband and two busy boys in February 2019 and began working at Early Start Australia Coomera in July of that year.

Since being in Australia Amy has furthered her skillset to support families through attending a wide variety of training, including SOS feeding and toileting.

Amy has been a dedicated paediatric Occupational Therapist for over 15 years and has a passion for supporting children to reach their goals, whether at school or in their daily lives at home.

Amy supports children to develop their skills and achieve their goals, as well as improve their perseverance, grit and determination.

Her therapy sessions are a safe space for children to overcome obstacles and try ‘hard things’.

Children are encouraged to grow both their skill set and their self-esteem. Amy has a special interest in giftedness, ADHD, sensory integration, executive functioning and visual perception.

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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

Building D, Level 1, 334 Foxwell Road
Coomera QLD 4209


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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