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A Comprehensive Nonprofit Pediatric Therapy Program
We maximize the potential of children with special needs.
Children’s Therapy Center is the largest and most comprehensive independent nonprofit pediatric therapy program in Washington State. Since 1979, we’ve provided essential services for children with special needs including physical, occupational and speech therapy; early intervention services; and parent education and support. In partnership with parents and caregivers, we celebrate where each child is today and work toward who they can become. Last year, we served over 3,000 children in South King and Pierce counties.
Parents are involved every step of the way…every day.
Parents are partners in their child’s therapy. We teach them how to include therapeutic strategies into their child’s daily routine.
Quality care, convenient locations.
We have one of the most experienced and highly trained pediatric therapy staffs in the country. Our locations in Kent, Burien and Tacoma are convenient and accessible.
An array of services to benefit a child’s many needs.
Our comprehensive programs include early intervention, physical/occupational/speech and language therapy, feeding therapy, fitness centers, aquatic therapy and more.
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We helped more than 3,000 children last year work towards reaching their full potential.
What’s Happening at CTC/View all
Three-year old Bodhi began receiving speech therapy right during the middle of the pandemic. “We’ve only experienced therapy remotely through Zoom,” says his mother, Stephanie. “We really wanted to get … Continue reading
Name: Amelia Role: Program Support Volunteer Year with CTC: 3 years Since joining our team in July of 2018, Amelia has volunteered her time assisting in our Fitness Center and … Continue reading
Name: Miriam Role: Program Support Volunteer Years with CTC: 2 Since joining our team in November of 2019, Miriam has volunteered her time at CTC in many different ways including … Continue reading
At CTC we love our volunteers! In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Week in April, we invited Board member Susan Adams to share a little about herself and why she supports … Continue reading
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We hire exceptional people.
We maintain a positive attitude and positively influence those around us. We are intrinsically motivated to take initiative and improve our performance. We are self-managers who are empowered to take responsibility for our own success and happiness.
We make a difference.
We are compassionate, helpful and respectful. We enthusiastically provide the best products and comprehensive services possible. We go to extraordinary lengths to improve the lives of the children and families who are referred to us.
Our culture is cooperative.
We maintain an environment that is informal, friendly and fun. We acknowledge what we don’t yet know and collaborate to problem-solve and learn. We welcome healthy debate, but once a decision is made, we all support the consensus.
Our culture is participatory.
We communicate openly, honestly and directly. We are all responsible for our mission, the stewardship of resources, and the success of our organization. We practice participatory management by encouraging questions and suggestions from all staff on any topic.
Our culture is empowering.
We identify and utilize the strengths of each staff member to help ensure job satisfaction and success. We eliminate the need for bureaucracy and hierarchy by holding ourselves and each other accountable. We provide staff with the greatest degree of flexibility possible because we value a healthy work/life balance.
We are Children’s Therapy Center!
We challenge the status quo by being entrepreneurial and innovative. We adapt our strategies when necessary to increase effectiveness and achieve our goals. We strive for excellence, realizing there is always room for improvement in everything we do.