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Early Start Australia Stirling provides support for children and adolescents experiencing a range of developmental disorders and learning difficulties.

Our team of professionals work to ensure our clients and their families can attain the best possible outcomes. We 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 of therapists and speech pathologists provide care for children and young people who are challenged with:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Developmental Delay
  • Intellectual Impairment and other diagnosed disorders. 

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

Level 1, 31 Cedric Street
Stirling WA 6021


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.

The Lidcombe Program is an evidence-based behavioural treatment for children who stutter to teach them how to control stuttering and encourage smooth, fluent speech.

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.

Meet our principal at Stirling

Carol Ellenbrook Stirling

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.

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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

Level 1, 31 Cedric Street
Stirling WA 6021


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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