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

Golf Fundraiser Registration Open

The 12th Annual Garland Family Golf Benefit Charity Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2020. The Golf fundraiser will be a four-person Scramble. Two golf carts will be provided for each foursome. Raffle Tickets and Mulligans will be available for purchase at the event. We encourage the opportunity to make new friends and raise money for our State Major Project, The Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children Inc.


 

Our Kids

Julie

This is our 6 year old daughter, Julie. After suffering a lack of oxygen at birth, Julie began having seizures and spent her first 9 weeks in the hospital. During this time, she was also diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Cortical Visual Impairment, and Reflux. At 15 months old, she developed Hydrocephalus and had a shunt... Read more

Violet

Violet was born 6.5 months into her mother’s pregnancy– that’s 3.5 months early! At 1lb, 14oz., her under-developed lungs resulted in a condition called Broncho-Pulmonary Dysplasia (BPD). The baby was placed on a ventilator for 50 days before weaning to oxygen through a nasal cannula. Her breathing took so much effort that she was unable... Read more

Kasper

Kasper is one of “Our Kids”. He was born prematurely, 13 weeks early, and had respiratory distress and bleeding in his brain called a “hemorrhage”. He spent his first couple months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. He is now, chronologically, almost one year old. However, correcting for prematurity, he is 8 months old. Due... Read more