Mount Vernon, WA

Mount Vernon is a city located in Skagit County with a population of 26,000 people. It is one of two principal cities and is home to the Tulip Festival Street Fair. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is held annually and millions of tulips that are grown locally are featured. Mount Vernon was voted the #1 “Best Small City in America” in the 1998 New Rating Guide to Life in America’s Small Cities. Located just 24 miles from the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, the town offers a picturesque and thriving community in which to live and work.

Homes for sale in the area start at $240,000 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $640 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the Whispering Firs Bed and Breakfast and the Tulip Inn offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $63.

Local attractions include the Skagit County Fair which is held annually in August of each year. The fair includes local entertainment as well as local displays of arts and crafts and locally grown produce. Cuisine is provided by local restaurants, and local contests are held including a pie-eating contest. The rural and local flavor of the area is well represented during fair time and offers a good time for kids of all ages.

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Blue Water Behavioral Consulting

Blue Water provides home and community based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorders. We also offer parent training and school consultations.

Blue Water's providers include Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and highly trained ABA therapists. We proudly serve active duty and retired military families under the Basic, ECHO/Autism Demo, and Pilot programs.

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