Spring Sports Safety – 10 Tips for Staying in the Game

Spring has sprung, and with it came spring sports: baseball and softball, tennis, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, soccer and track and field. Kids and teens dusted off baseball gloves, cleaned off their cleats, dug out that tennis racket and are playing outside! As your child hits the pitch, field or track, Seattle Children’s Orthopedics and Sports […]

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Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center Celebrates 10 Years

Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center celebrated a very exciting milestone – 10 years since the program’s establishment in 2014! In honor of the anniversary, the center hosted a celebratory open house style event to increase public awareness and education around adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, and engage local community […]

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When Life Threw Lyla a Curveball, Seattle Children’s Helped This Athlete Get Back Out on the Field

For as long as she can remember, Lyla has had a love of sports running through her veins. With a naturally competitive and determined spirit, the 21-year-old of Tacoma, Wash., participated in athletics throughout her high school and college years. “Lacrosse was everything to me at this point in my life,” she said. Lyla vividly […]

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‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’: Two Generations Find Joy at the Alyssa Burnett Center

When Jacob finished his high school studies in 2015, he and his family looked for a place that would bring him a sense of community and where he could grow and learn new skills. They toured Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Center (ABC). Jacob’s dad, Richard (Todd) Zenter, says the family knew immediately they were in […]

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Seahawks Mascot Visits Seattle Children’s Autism Center, Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center for Autism Acceptance Month

In celebration of Autism Acceptance Month, Seattle Children’s Autism Center and Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center students and families were surprised by a special visit from the Seattle Seahawks mascot, Blitz. The VIP visitors brought special sensory kits, filled with Seahawks swag, lanyards, hearing protection and more! One student family shared, “Blitz made […]

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“I Feel Like We Won the Lottery”: How a Seattle Children’s Clinical Trial Medicine Shrunk Olive Ray’s Brain Tumor and Expanded Hope

Kind and sassy Olive Ray is a typical fifth grader, with a deep love for Taylor Swift, horses, chocolate ice cream, and her little sister, January. But the 10-year-old also has some special skills, like having fun even while getting chemotherapy, raising thousands of dollars for brain tumor research and explaining how clinical trials work […]

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