ESDM - Early
Start Denver Model

The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is a comprehensive evidence-based behavioural early intervention program for children with autism. Best Start Clinic is currently the only provider of intensive, 1:1 ESDM programs in Melbourne. Our aim is to follow the program developed by the MIND Institute.

Autism Diagnosis

Early diagnosis and support is important for children with autism spectrum disorder. Our expert multi-disciplinary clinicians follow current best-practice standards in autism diagnosis.

Speech and Language
Therapy

Enhancing communication for children and young people aged 1 to 18 years.

Welcome!

Best Start Clinic is a child and family allied health service providing evidence based therapies in Brighton, Victoria. Families may see us for help in one area, however we are also uniquely able to provide a true team care approach including psychologists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and counsellors.

  • Assessments

    ASD assessments Within Victoria, the Multidisciplinary Team providing ASD assessments…

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  • Training

    Best Start Clinic provides training for parents and professionals. Listed…

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  • Referrals & Funding

    Funding, Rebates & Referrals Medicare Rebates With a referral from…

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  • Resources

    Resources and recommendations for books, toys and equipment ESDM Manual…

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News

Everyday we get to celebrate a milestone. There are no small achievements in a little persons journey. ...

Everyday we get to celebrate a milestone. There are no small achievements in a little persons journey.

CAREERS

Find out more about working at Best Start Clinic

FEES & HOURS

2016 Fee schedule and program details

ENROLLING YOUR CHILD

ESDM and ABA programs

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