Lily Lacsa
we are a military family, we will be moving to Bremerton, WA in May and would like no delay on our child’s therapy. we are hoping for a smooth transition. I am reaching out early to give both parties enough time to establish therapies. we are currently in receiving ABA four days a week 2 hour sessions, also 1 hour of speech and 1 hour of OT. Will not be available to contact on the phone until Friday after 1 PM. It would be best to be contacted email if needed a fast reply. thank you for your time.
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Magnolia Behavior Therapy
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