Kindy Clinic

The Kindy Clinic is a ground-breaking program designed with a deep understanding of the critical importance of the first 2000 days in a child’s development. At Bright Door, we believe in the transformative power of early intervention and proactive support. 

We are committed to providing comprehensive screenings for pre-schoolers at local kindergartens, focusing on key developmental domains of communication, cognition, motor, and social and emotional functioning. Recognising that the early years lay the foundation for a child’s future success, our initiative aims to identify and address potential challenges before formal schooling begins. With a team of experienced clinicians, individualised reports, and a cost-effective approach, we strive to empower parents and educators with the tools and insights to foster positive developmental outcomes for every child.

Unlike other screening services, our approach is tailored to address multiple developmental domains, offering a more nuanced and thorough evaluation. This multidisciplinary approach sets the Kindy Clinic Initiative apart and positions it as a more comprehensive, insightful, and impactful resource. The Kindy Clinic service goes beyond a mere evaluation; it provides actionable insights, recommendations, and a foundation for ongoing support.

Benefits to Children and Families

  • Early Identification: Early identification allows for prompt intervention, addressing challenges before starting formal schooling. By catching concerns at a young age, children can access timely interventions, improving the likelihood of positive developmental outcomes.
  • Timely Recommendations: Individualised reports provided to parents will include recommendations for further assessment and intervention if necessary. This proactive approach ensures that families receive guidance promptly, allowing them to take informed action as early as possible.
  • Cost Effective: The Kindy Clinic offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional assessments.
  • Convenient: Our clinicians will visit the kindergarten, eliminating the need for parents to schedule multiple appointments at different locations and making the process more convenient for families with busy schedules.
  • Minimise Disruption: By conducting assessments at the kindergarten, we minimise disruptions to parents’ daily schedules and children’s daily routines. Parents do not need to take time off work or make additional arrangements for transportation to a separate clinic.

Children Who Might Benefit from the Kindy Clinic Service

The Kindy Clinic service offered by Bright Door is designed to provide comprehensive screening assessments for pre-schoolers attending kindergarten. While all children can benefit from developmental screenings, certain characteristics or behaviours may indicate a need for additional assessment and intervention. Below are some indicators of children who might benefit from this service.

  1. Children showing developmental delays: Children who exhibit delays in reaching developmental milestones, such as delayed language development, motor skills, social interactions, or cognitive abilities.
  2. Children with speech and language concerns: Children who have difficulty communicating, expressing themselves, using correct speech sounds, or understanding language.
  3. Children with social, emotional, or behavioural difficulties: Children who struggle with making and maintaining friendships, playing, understanding social cues, or engaging in appropriate social interactions, as well as children who have difficulty regulating their emotions and/or behaviour.
  4. Children with pre-academic challenges: Children with difficulties with pre-academic skills such as literacy, numeracy, or fine motor skills.
    It’s important to note that the Kindy Clinic service is not limited to children with diagnosed conditions or disabilities. Any child whose parents or educators have concerns about their development or behaviour can benefit from our comprehensive screening assessments. Early identification and intervention are vital to addressing developmental challenges and ensuring the best possible outcomes for children as they transition to formal schooling.


Assessment Fee: $550
45min Report Unpacking Session: $200 (optional)

If you’re a parent or carer and want to ensure the best for your little ones, why not check if your Kindy is already offering our service? We’re here to help and answer any questions you may have. And if you’re a Kindy representative, we’d love to share more information about the Kindy Clinic and how we can work together to support your community. Don’t hesitate to get in touch today – we can’t wait to hear from you!