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Next week we kick off a brand new line up of free Autism 200 Series lectures for those who wish to better understand autism spectrum disorder. First up is Autism 201: The State of Autism in 2017. Join in-person or tune in at one of our video teleconferencing locations throughout Washington.
Considerable advances occurred in both science and on the community, state and national levels in 2016. Seattle Children’s Autism Center’s Dr. Raphael Bernier, clinical director and Jim Mancini, coordinator of training, education and outreach, will review the most newsworthy and influential scientific and community advances in the world of autism spectrum disorder from the past year. They will also discuss what we can expect in the changing educational and political landscape of 2017.
theautismblog.seattlechildrens.org Autism 200 is a series of 90-minute classes for those who wish to better understand autism spectrum disorder.
“Children’s has given Kelahna the life she has. It has never been just, ‘Is she functioning?’ They have always asked, ‘Is she functioning well in her community?’” – Amy, Kelahna’s mom.
Happily, she is. At age 11, she has undergone 35 surgeries at Seattle Children’s and seen providers and nurses from urology, orthopedics, rehabilitation medicine, neurosurgery — and the list goes on. But one person is always part of her care team, Dr. Walker.
Dr. Walker and his neurodevelopmental team take a holistic look at their patients, including what’s happening in their family, their school, their community — and of course their medical health, behavior and development — and work to improve their quality of life.
“He is our go-to person. He takes all of my questions and helps me navigate other teams. There are so many doctors and care providers; I can’t express how critical it has been for us to have this one consistent presence, and for it to be Dr. Walker.”
“If we want to positively affect the health of as many children as possible, we have to take responsibility for our environmental impacts.” - Colleen Groll, manager of sustainability programs at Seattle Children’s.
Seattle Children’s was recognized as one of the 50 greenest hospitals in America for the second year in a row.
beckershospitalreview.com Seattle Children's Hospital was named to Becker's Hospital Review's list of 50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America 2016
Thank you to everyone who generously donated to give our patients and their families possibilities, progress and hope this holiday season. Because of you, our generous community, children like Olivia have healthy futures ahead of them.
Thank you Colton and Colton's ARMY Guild for your generous support of Strong Against Cancer and Seattle Children's.
Logout can be the hardest button to click… Dr. Megan Moreno offers an idea that can help families free up time to focus on resolutions or can be a worthy resolution of its own - a social media detox.
pulse.seattlechildrens.org Learn how your family can give this a try with tips from Dr. Megan Moreno.
Does your tween or teen want to babysit this year? Set aspiring sitters up for success with a Better Babysitters class to teach them responsible babysitting skills. Offered in Seattle, Bellevue, Everett and Federal Way for kids age 11 to 14.
seattlechildrens.org Youth ages 11 to 14 learn responsible babysitting, child development, infant care, safety, emergencies. Register online.
We hope everyone has a safe holiday weekend, but we'll be here for your family if you need us. Seattle Children’s Urgent Care Clinics in Bellevue, Federal Way, Mill Creek and Seattle will be open on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine.
SRM is committed to helping people become parents. With four locations in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area and fellowship-trained infertility specialists - we are here to help you.
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Bastyr Center for Natural Health in Seattle is the largest natural health clinic in the Northwest. We are the teaching clinic of world-renowned Bastyr University and offer a wide range of services covered by most health insurance providers.
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