About Seattle Children's Website
Welcome to Seattle Children’s Website
Seattle Children's compassionate experts partner with patients and families to provide world-class care and find cures for childhood diseases. With in-depth, reliable information and practical tools, our website reflects our commitment to reach out and partner with you to meet the unique needs of children.
Look around... and get back to us. We'd love to hear your ideas on how to make this site more useful and easier to use.
A reference library on childhood conditions
You'll find clear information on childhood conditions. Each condition page is divided into three sections: overview, diagnosis, and treatment. At the top of each condition page, there's a link to the department treating that condition at Children's so you can connect with the right resources to learn more or to make an appointment.
Latest health news
Seattle Children's experts offer timely advice on the health and safety issues that touch the people in our community, like how to prevent or deal with the swine flu virus.
Should your child see a doctor? Use this symptoms checker when a child is sick or injured to determine what you can do at home, and when it's time to call the doctor or 911.
Doctor Finder. You can look up doctors and researchers by name, specialty or location throughout the region.
News about cures
Visit the Research pages to learn about the breakthrough pediatric research being led at Seattle Children's. You can also follow the links to "related research" on some of our Clinics pages, like the Heart Center or the Neurosciences Center.
There are many ways to connect and become part of our community of care.
Join our online community
Sign up for a personalized e-newsletter
Sign up for my Good Growing and receive personalized advice tailored to your children's ages.
Register for classes
Come learn and meet other parents and educators who share your interests. We offer lots of classes taught by healthcare professionals, including classes on autism, taught by University of Washington faculty and community providers.
Volunteers have always been at the heart of Seattle Children's, helping to guide our development, raise funds, play and bring smiles to hospitalized children, or help at community events. There are many opportunities to share your skills and enthusiasm. Learn more about volunteering.