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Early Start Australia Ellenbrook (formerly Stirling Speech and Allied Services).

We’ve been providing occupational therapy and speech and language pathology services in Northeastern Perth metropolitan area since 2016. We now also offer psychology and physiotherapy services.

We provide therapy services to children and young people (birth to 17 years) and their families in our clinic, via Telehealth and also offer mobile services at home, childcare, pre-school and school.

Our team aims to work alongside you and your child to support participation in everyday life and focus on your goals and priorities.

Our team have a variety of experience and training, including early intervention (under 7 years), mealtime challenges, AAC and more!

To find out more or to book an appointment call 1300 372 439 or submit a service enquiry.

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Clinic contact details

54 Mornington Parkway
Ellenbrook WA 6069


Clinic Phone
New Clients Phone
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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:

Hanen programs are evidence-based and world-renowned parent-training programs designed to teach parents how to implement speech and language therapy into their everyday activities with their child.

We run small social skills groups for children experiencing difficulties fitting in at school or with their peers.

Therapy support services for schools including screening programs, therapy support and education to help children reach their full potential.

The use of alternative augmentative communication (AAC) strategies can support people with communication difficulties.

A personalised program is developed to help guide and support your child to develop the skills to use the toilet independently

Meet our principal at Ellenbrook

Carol Ellenbrook Stirling 1

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.

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

54 Mornington Parkway
Ellenbrook WA 6069


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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