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.
8 a.m.–4 p.m. PST
Meet Sebastian who is now three years old. He was referred to the Elks Therapy Program when he was five months old. He had undergone spinal cord surgery and was still recovering. Sebastian was born with spina bifida. Spina bifida is a birth defect that disrupts the normal formation of the spinal cord. The nerves... Read more
It is impossible to accurately describe the desperate, helpless feeling of watching as your firstborn child, a baby not more than a week old, lies motionless as he is poked, prodded, tested and assessed. There is a sickening sensation as your hopes and dreams slowly sink from your grasp and into the darkness. My journey... Read more
Our girl, Grace, is an outgoing and spirited young lady. As a little person, she is challenged each day by activities that most wouldn’t consider demanding. When we first introduced Grace, she was 4-years-old, and striving to conquer her sensory issues regarding tactile and auditory stimulation. Additionally, she was working on adapting to the demands... Read more