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. All pages 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.

Practical tools

Sample image of symptom finderShould 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. 

Get Connected

There are many ways to connect and become part of our community of care.

Join our online community

Follow us on FacebookInstagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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.