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Services for Children with Special Needs

Bainbridge Island Early Childhood Services
As a component of the Bainbridge Island School District, it serves identified children and their families in the District’s Developmental Preschool programs and Head Start, as well as through individual or small group therapy. Families must reside on Bainbridge Island to be eligible for screening and/or services.
http://www.bisd303.org/Page/500

Family & Interagency Coordinating Council
This organization supports professional early intervention services for families of infants or toddlers with disabilities in the Kitsap County.
www.kitsapicc.org

Holly Ridge
A private non-profit agency whose mission is to offer a caring and supportive environment for people with disabilities.
Holly Ridge Infant and Toddler Program- Neurodevelopmental and Early Learning Center providing early intervention services for children with special needs under 3 and their families.
360-373-2536
http://www.hollyridge.org/itp.html

First Signs, Inc.
A national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents and pediatric professionals about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders.
firstsigns.org

Autism Speaks
Resource guide for all developmental needs.
888-288-4762
http://communities.autismspeaks.org/site/c.ihLPK1PDLoF/b.7501153/k.9A02/Autism_Speaks_in_Washington.htm

Gail Cunningham, M.Ed.
HANDLE Practitioner: HANDLE® is an approach to neurodevelopmental irregularities that is simple, non-invasive, empowering, non-drug. It is an approach designed to
enhance neurological systems that are causing learning or life
difficulties.
11792 Penny Place 
NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
360-649-0710
handlegail@yahoo.com
http://www.handle.org/services/pro

Michele Bombardier  M.A. CCC-SLP-
Speech and Language Pathologist
Michele provides evaluations, therapy, social skill groups and family training for neurological and developmental disorders and she works with people of all ages. With 30 years experience, she worked mostly in hospitals and clinics before opening her practice on Bainbridge Island 14 years ago.
945 Hildebrand NE Ln Suite 233
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
206-842-2480
michelebombardier@gmail.com

Jo Anne Herbert, SLP, M SPA, CCCfp
Pediatric Speech Therapist
Speech and language pathologist with 30 years experience who specializes in screening, evaluation and treatment of apraxia, stuttering and autism. Her goal is to provide individualized family centered therapy for children of all ages.
7628 Madrona Drive NE
Bainbridge Island, WA
206-842-8444
jhebert52@msn.com

Harbor Children’s Therapy
A family centered occupational/physical therapy clinic that provides diagnostic evaluation and treatment of children from birth through 21 years of age. The clinic’s specialty  includes sensory processing and neurodevelopmental treatment.
Lois Kramer- Occupational Therapist
5334 Olympic Drive NW, Suite 101
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
253-853-5155
http://hctherapy.com/

Island Educational Services
Island Educational Services provides educational support through tutoring, parent consultation, IEP support, assessments, workshops, and enrichment programs. While IES welcomes all families, we have a passion for working with students who learn differently.
724 Ericksen Avenue NE, Suite 101
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
206-842-8240
www.islandeducationalservices.com

Catherine Whiting, MS, OTR/L
Pediatric Occupational Therapist with over 28 years experience in providing evaluations, screenings, consultations, and individualized intervention sessions.
Specializing in Sensory Integration therapy, Neurodevelopmental therapy, Floortime, Picky Eaters and Yoga.
13881 John Street NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
206-780-5664
CatherineWhiting@gmail.com
CatherineWhiting.com

Valerie Bautista, Pediatric Occupational Therapist*
Bainbridge Pediatric Therapy
206-972-0648
valerieb@bipedtherapy.com

Building Blocks NW- Shealeen Stabelfeldt, M.Ed.,BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst who works with students with special needs and their families providing Applied Behavior Analysis.
shea@buildingblocksnw.com
206-351-1811
www.buildingblocksnw.com

Susan Steindorf, Physical Therapist and Certified Yoga Instructor
Dayaalu.com
206-499-4728
sue@dayaalu.com