Workshop B

Writers’ Workshop – Applying Inclusive Gender Language to Health Education and Communication

All skill levels and backgrounds will try revising health education and communications inclusive of transgender and gender diverse people. Hear about Seattle Children’s journey while doing this work, and then practice applying inclusive language to patient education. Bring materials from your work to try it out!

Describe the process and outcomes of Seattle Children’s efforts to make patient education and communications more inclusive for transgender and gender diverse patients and families

Evaluate patient education for examples that are not inclusive of transgender and gender diverse people and apply inclusive standard language replacements

Discuss benefits and challenges when applying inclusive gender language to translations into languages other than English, including cultural and religious implications