Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children, Inc.

Since 1954, the Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children, Inc. 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

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

Office Hours

Tuesday–Friday
8 a.m.–4 p.m. PST

Our Kids

Ben

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

Caleb

Caleb is a three-year-old boy with developmental delay, speech delay, sensory issues and low muscle tone. Before receiving therapy through Elks, Caleb was having constant meltdowns, wasn’t engaging, had no verbal words or any means of communicating, and wasn’t much interested in play beyond lining-up his toys. Because of his sensory issues, Caleb would mouth... Read more

Makenna

When Makenna was 6 months old, her parents were told that her future was unclear.  Doctors told them she had a syndrome that affected parts of her brain, and that she was likely blind.  The part of her brain that was most affected controls coordination and balance.   With both of her parents being teachers, they... Read more