Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children

Since 1954, the Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children has provided home-based occupational or physical therapy to children with developmental delays or physical disabilities. Services are provided at no cost to the family served.

Contact Us

waelks@waelks.net
253-472-6223 or
1-800-825-3557

Office Hours

Tuesday–Friday
8 a.m.–4 p.m. PST

Our Kids

Ashlynne

December 2012

Ashlynne is a little girl with a genetic syndrome called “Mosaic Chromosome 14”. She spent her first month of life at Seattle Childrens Hospital, and has problems in the cardiac, orthopedic, craniofacial, and developmental areas. The local developmental center was not able to immediately provide the in-home occupational therapy visits she needed, so her Public... Read more

Ben

January 2016

Benedict “Ben” was delivered full-term by C-section in September 2012. By age 4 months he had undergone three open-heart surgeries common with Down Syndrome: Correction of the aorta repair at five days old, complete atrial-ventricular septal defect repair in December 2012, and mitral valve repair in January 2013. At one month, Ben began to have... Read more

Oswald

October 2012

Meet Oswald…he is a very smart 18 year old who has cerebral palsy. He uses a power wheelchair to navigate the world. Using a wheelchair to get around complicates life. He has to have an adapted van with a ramp. Oswald’s mom drives him around the community in the adapted van. Oswald is not able... Read more