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We were the first to bring the ground-breaking Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) program in a one-to-one direct therapy program to Australian families and proudly offer the rigorous ESDM training that is required for professionals. Our highly skilled team is the largest group of certified and certifying ESDM clinicians in the country.
We know that parent well-being plays an important part in improving child outcomes and we want to work in partnership with you to help achieve your child’s goals.
Our clinic offers a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment for your whole family to feel safe and belong. We believe in the enormous potential that lies within every child and that every child deserves the best start in life.
We believe in bringing together the right interventions at the right time, together with a team that is right for you. Our services are for anyone seeking the best start for their child or young adult (0-18 years).
If your child has a known delay or need, or maybe you are wanting to simply explore some concerns, we can help. Whether it’s individual therapy, a community program (support in kinder and school), parent coaching or via telehealth, we help find the mode of delivery that works for you and your child.
For more information or to book an appointment contact us on (03) 9596 8781 or submit a service enquiry.Make a service enquiry
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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:
Amy is an Occupational Therapist registered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, and completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice through Latrobe University. She joined Early Start Australia in 2021 and have been a member of the Geelong clinic since then.
Amy has experience working as a paediatric occupational therapist from infancy to teenage years, in addition to working closely with caregivers to support the client’s needs. She has worked across various environments, including the clinic, home, school, kindergarten and childcares, to facilitate development within natural environments. Through these environments, she has worked in areas including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, genetic syndromes, learning difficulties and physical disabilities.
Through using a strengths-based approach, Amy support individuals to develop the skills required to participate in tasks that they want and need to do within their daily routines.