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Children's Therapy Unit

CTU Videos

Founded in 1966, Children’s Therapy Unit (CTU) is the oldest and largest hospital-based neurodevelopment center in Washington, helping infants, children and adolescents who have special needs to become as functional as possible. CTU serves approximately 1,200 children annually, and provides over 30,750 hours of treatment.

Health Heroes at Children's Therapy Unit

Originally airing on the Discovery Channel, this entry of Health Heroes focuses on David Embrey, PhD, PT and his practical applications of advanced technology, such as SEMG, to treat children with cerebral palsy and other neurological disorders at MultiCare Good Samaritan Children's Therapy Unit.

Children's Therapy Unit Overview


The Good Samaritan Hospital Children's Therapy Unit (CTU) helps infants, children and adolescents who have special needs. We are dedicated to helping each child become as functional and independent as possible. You can help by making a donation to the CTU.

Assistive Technology at CTU


Assistive Technology Program at Children’s Therapy Unit (CTU) modifies toys to meet the special needs of children can’t use standard toys and devices due to disabilities or chronic conditions.

How Dr. Embrey's Device Helps Stroke Patients


David Embrey, PhD, PT, created a device called a Gate Myoelectric Stimulator, which can help stroke patients walk again. The Movement Lab at MultiCare's Children's Therapy Unit (CTU) needs help by way of donations to make this device available world-wide.