Join us for the first annual

Steps Rock ‘n’ Roll Stroll!

Take steps together with us at the first annual Steps Rock ‘n’ Roll Stroll 5k family fun walk/run to support families with infants and toddlers with developmental delays. Starting at Windjammer Park, bring the whole family, don your favorite rock star attire, enjoy kids’ activities, and let loose on our picturesque waterfront 5K route. Following the event, families are invited to make their way to SE Pioneer Way to enjoy the Oak Harbor Music Festival.

Saturday, August 31st, 2024


We believe

We believe that all children deserve the opportunity to grow, reach their potential and thrive.


We believe families deserve the support and resources to meet their children’s needs as they continue to develop.
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Years serving Island County and 4+ years serving San Juan county
Children and families with special needs helped annually
Professionals sharing expertise and compassion
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Meeting each child’s unique needs

Our team uses multiple evaluation tools to identify each childs needs. Our comprehensive services are customized for each child.

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Personalized goals for each family

Compassionate professionals work with families to define tailored goals, integrating services and resources to help each child reach their full potential.

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Support and empower families

Family-centered education builds caregivers’ skills and confidence. Home-based services provide comfort for children and their whole families.

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Our Child-Focused,
Family-Centered Approach

is fueled by our deep experience, professional expertise, best practices, unwavering support, and continual advocacy.

He asks us to play

He uses his words and eye contact!

She jumps

She’s stronger every day!

She recognizes me

She directs her vision and smiles when she sees me.

He can taste it!

He’s eating solid foods and loves them!


Experience & Expertise

Our highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team of early learning, neurodevelopment and pediatric care professionals are continuously evolving their skills and expertise to meet the unique needs of each child.

Customized Programs

Starting where you are, we work together to define a comprehensive, child-focused plan, incorporating best practices in special education, specialized therapies, nursing, and social work.

Family-Centered Approach

We believe parents are their child’s first and most important teacher. As members of the early support team, families are the major decision makers regarding their child’s services

“Steps has helped me and my son in so many ways. They provide therapy, resources and even help me when I am feeling down about all the added challenges my son faces.”

– Parent

Children and Family Services

Birth to 3 Years Old

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Neurodevelopmental Center of Excellence

Therapy and services for neuromuscular and developmental disorders.

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Early Support for Infants
& Toddlers (ESIT)

Comprehensive services enhance learning for those with delays or disabilities.

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Certified CHERISH™ Team

Social-emotional support helps nurture family bonds in the child welfare system.

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Consulting & Coaching

We help parents and caregivers develop skills and confidence.

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Support & Advocacy

We understand that each family’s needs are unique and ensure they know their rights.

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Resource Coordination

We work with partner agencies to connect families with additional resources.

Helping children and their families take steps toward healthy, happy futures.

Changing Lives

Each child, family and the path they are on is unique. Every step and milestone along the way is celebrated, and caregivers gain confidence to lead the way.

Our feeding team’s comprehensive skills and customized services help each child grow and thrive.

She’s eating

Speech therapy addresses
a wide variety of interaction and
communication skills.

Our first

Physical therapy includes
range of motion,
strengthening and movement.

On the move –
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Looking Ahead


We’re TAKING STEPS to add new services, more providers and expanded resources to meet the needs of children with developmental delays and their families on Whidbey Island, Anacortes and the San Juan Islands.

Our highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team of trained early learning and pediatric care professionals are continuously evolving to meet the unique needs of each child and their families.

Check back often to hear about the exciting changes as we STEP into the future.

Reach Out to Take Your First Step.

Whether you want to request an assessment for services or contribute to our mission, your first step is submitting the form or calling us at:


PO Box 633
950 SE Regatta Drive #101
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

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