What it means to be a refugee

What it means to be a refugee

Recently, I had the chance to visit a Doctors Without Borders installation in South Lake Union. Their goal was to create deeper understanding of the term refugee. To take us past statistics and facts they employed surround video, role playing, interactive activities,...
UW and Sesame Street

UW and Sesame Street

One of our friends at the UW Autism Center, Wendy Stone, has been working with Sesame Street to develop content for the “See Amazing in All Children” initiative. The goal is to provide resources to parents of kids with autism. These new tools include an...
Autism Biomarker Study

Autism Biomarker Study

The UW Autism Center and Seattle Children’s Autism Center are part of one of the largest ever single NIH-funded grants focused on autism. The study hopes to catch up with concerns like cancer by establishing biomarkers for autism. One of the project leads is...
Autism Resource for Parents

Autism Resource for Parents

Seattle Children’s Autism Center just put online a six-part video Understanding Autism: Reflections and Insights From Parents and Professionals. Parents with children who have recently received a diagnosis of autism with will find important information to help...
Talking About Mental Health

Talking About Mental Health

In over a decade of telling healthcare stories we rarely are able to share stories about mental wellbeing. These often difficult stories to share, they are so deeply personal, are important to talk about as most mental health issues go untreated until they become...
Talking About Autism

Talking About Autism

We are in the midst of updating a DVD called My Next Steps that we created in 2009 for the UW Autism Center and the UW’s early intervention and research effort Readilab.  The DVD was given out statewide to parents just receiving an autism diagnosis. As part of...