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There’s no way to describe the feeling you get when giving back. Max was one of the patients selected to design a pair of shoes for Ciara and Russell Wilson's daughter Sienna. His reaction, as best described by his mom Nicole, is touching:
“I woke Max up this morning for school and got to show him the opening of the shoes he designed. His smile was priceless. He has been through a lot and giving him the opportunity to participate in something like this was truly amazing. My heart is smiling this morning.”
Assigned female at birth, Jay is working with our Gender Clinic team to fully transition to the male gender he has identified with since he was a baby. The team provides compassionate, coordinated care to help with the challenges that come with such a complex process. Gender Clinic care navigator Lara Hayden knows that every family is different and at a different place in their journey.
“We never forget that their physical and mental health are intertwined. We’re all starting to understand that gender is a spectrum and not just black and white, so we need to treat each patient in a way that suits their particular need,” said Hayden.
pulse.seattlechildrens.org 15-year-old Jay shares his experience of transitioning through Seattle Children's Gender Clinic.
Alyssa continues to show her strength against cancer as this week's Strong Against Cancer VIP. Go, Alyssa!
U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler and Dave Reichert were right to vote against the proposed American Health Care Act currently under Senate review. According to a report just released by Avalere Health, the bill cuts $43 billion in Medicaid funding for children over the next ten years, jeopardizing coverage for more than 30 million kids annually who rely on Medicaid. Join us in thanking them for remaining committed to affordable, high-quality health care for all children.
congressweb.com Please sign this petition to express deep appreciation for U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler's and Dave Reichert's support for children's health care in the Northwest. These two members of Congress were among few in their party to stand up for our kids by opposing the American Health Care A...
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Childhood leukemia can be stubborn, sometimes returning soon after a patient has gone into remission. Our researchers are working on a new approach aimed at boosting reprogrammed T cells that will prevent a full-on relapse, and put patients in lasting remission.
king5.com Seattle Children’s is working on a new approach aimed at making reprogrammed immunotherapy cells stay active longer.
Josh recently made a video to show his peers at Nathan Hale High School how he struggles with autism. His story is powerful and inspiring, and we’re happy to share it with you.
theautismblog.seattlechildrens.org For years I have worked tirelessly to give my voice to autism, both through training providers about family-centered care and training parents to become advocates for themselves and their children. I have always tried to capture my son Josh’s story accurately, and have struggled with feeling authen...
Makenna brightens our day with her enthusiasm and perseverance. For $10, you could win a trip to Hawaii and visit Chris Pratt and the set of Jurassic World Sequel, but more than that, your entry fee goes to help children like Makenna be their best selves. We’re honored for the opportunity to have people like Makenna in our midst, and we agree wholeheartedly with Chris—Makenna is truly extraordinary.
"How amazing is that, let that sink in for a minute, this kid, had a wish, and her wish was to raise money so she can help other kids in her situation. She's extraordinary. One day she'll run the world.” – Chris Pratt
q13fox.com 14-year-old Makenna Schwab and Hollywood actor Chris Pratt have teamed up to raise money for Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Way to go, Robin! 💜
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