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Speech-Language & Occupational Therapy

Serving Children & Teens in the Olympia & Tumwater Area

Face masks are still required at this time.

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About Us

At Whole Child Therapy Services, we not only take a whole-brain approach to our therapy, but also engage in neurodiversity affirming practices in order to allow a child to gain the support they need in order to feel successful. Careful consideration of each child's learning preference, strengths, and interests allows our team to ensure our therapy sessions are meaningful and fun! 


It is our commitment to highlight each child's strengths and create an environment where children and families feel safe to explore new skills, celebrate accomplishments, and to develop self-confidence.


Families are always invited to be active participants during our sessions. We understand the importance of empowering parents and dedicate time in each session to teach parents the skills to support their children in reaching their full potential. 

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little boy in occupational therapy
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Speech & Language Therapy

At Whole Child Therapy Services, we develop and foster your child’s communication needs by tailoring treatment specific to their current abilities, while continuing to build their skills so they become confident, independent communicators. Speech therapy addresses:

  • Prelinguistic skills

  • Articulation Delays/Disorders

  • Phonological Delays/Disorders

  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech

  • Late-Talkers

  • Social Communication 

  • Language Delays/Disorders

  • Executive Function Skills

Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapy services take a holistic approach to support clients in reaching their full potential. Sessions are directly related to each child's needs within their environment, whether that is a playroom or a school classroom. Occupational therapy addresses:

  • Fine motor coordination 

  • Muscle strength

  • Handwriting

  • Self-care/self-help 

  • Hand-eye coordination

  • Sensory processing

Parent Coaching - Hanen Program

At Whole Child Therapy Services, we are certified in providing the Hanen program, It Takes Two to Talk® and More Than Words®.  This evidence-based parent training program teaches parents effective tools and strategies during everyday routines and activities as the springboard for promoting speech and language skills for children 18-months to 5 years. This program is open to any parent or caregiver of a child experiencing speech and language delays and/or social language delays. 

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