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

Pedro

November 2014

Fifteen-month-old Pedro had a very rough start in life. His mother’s diabetes was difficult to control and he was born by emergency c-section with problems ranging from kidney and heart failure to seizures. As these were treated and controlled over his early months, it was determined that Pedro had severe hearing loss and was slow... Read more

Allyson

February 2014

Allyson is a typical little girl. She likes to dress up, help in the kitchen, and play outside. She just needs a little extra help. When she was 18 months old, she got meningitis which resulted in an extended hospitalization. She was eventually flown to Seattle Children’s due to complications. She had 2 strokes, resulting... Read more

Stormy

July 2013

On February 14, 2012, a beautiful miracle baby was born. Stormy had many complications in the womb. At just 14 weeks along, her mom was told that her unborn baby had Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia(CDH), a severe birth defect where the diaphragm doesn’t properly form and the organs are in the chest. This inhibits lung growth... Read more