Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children: Our Kids

Golf Raises $4600 for State Therapy Program!

Collville, Washington July 25, 2020 The Colville Elks Lodge #1753 sponsored our first annual golf tournament, The Colville Elks Open,  to benefit the Washington State Elks Association Therapy Program for Children. Despite our covid-19 restrictions 12 teams joined us to play, including a great team from the Greater Spokane Elks Lodge #228.  In the end… Read more

Coronavirus and the Washington Elks Therapy Program

Currently everything that we do in our lives is in a state of change. Our travel habits, work and who we see during the day has changed dramatically. We talk on our phones and are using social media to work and communicate with family and friends. We are eagerly looking forward to our lives returning… Read more

Teleheath

Elks therapy continues despite “stay at home directive” In typical Elks therapist fashion, we have adapted to our current situation with creativity! Although home therapy is not possible at this time, the entire staff of the WA Elks Therapy Program has continued to provide Therapy service and support to “OUR KIDS.” Many of our kiddos… Read more

Kenzie

Kenzie recently turned 5 years old. She loves Moana, Frozen, and playing with Barbie dolls. She has an amazing memory and can tell you where everything is in her home and when she last played a specific game. Kenzie has a wonderful imagination and is a hard worker! At 8 months old, Kenzie had a… Read more

Isabella

Isabella, “Bella”, is a beautiful teenager who recently turned 18! When she was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome. Rett Syndrome is an extremely rare, non-inherited, genetic, postnatal, neurological disorder that occurs primarily in girls and sometimes in boys. Rett Syndrome leads to severe impairments, affecting nearly every aspect of a child’s… Read more

Mateo

Mateo was born prematurely at 26 weeks, 3 years ago, and spent 85 days in the NICU. As a result, he received early intervention services, where he was referred to Elk’s Therapy. We noticed Mateo constantly had his hands in his mouth, was always chewing on his toys and his clothes. He was constantly on… Read more

Persephone

Hello everyone, I would like you to meet Persephone! Persephone is now almost 6 years old and has Acute Motor Sensory Axonal Neuropathy with Encephalophy. When she became ill she lost the ability to move and communicate with the outside world, using her eye movement has been her only means of communication to simple yes… Read more

Katelyn

Katelyn is one tough 10 year old.  She and her family have overcome incredible obstacles to get to today’s smiles.  Katelyn was born with a genetic condition that affects her metabolism and energy levels, as well as her brain and her ability to move.  She has always been very medically fragile, susceptible to any tiny… Read more

Brooklyn

Brooklyn is now 6 years old and has just completed kindergarten. She was initially referred to the WA Elks Therapy Program, our Major Project, at 9 months of age due to concerns regarding her motor skill development. Brooklyn was born premature at 37 weeks’ gestation via C-section due to her mother’s health requiring immediate gallbladder… Read more