The Catherine Mayer Foundation and Worldreader Combine Arts and Reading for Youth in India and the United States

Worldreader and The Catherine Mayer Foundation partner to support children’s reading through art and creativity in India and the US. October 2023 – San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA, United StatesWorldreader and The Catherine Mayer Foundation are pleased to announce a new partnership that will leverage art and creativity to strengthen children’s love of reading, and reinforce reader engagement in […]

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The L.A.U.G.H.® App Combines Art & Technology to help The Boys and Girls Club Kids get Creative & Focused. 

(Original article posted by The Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue here). Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue (BGCB) has partnered with a local arts foundation to provide our kids with technology that gives them a creative outlet and teaches mindfulness. Our Downtown Clubhouse is working with The Catherine Mayer Foundation, a Seattle-based organization dedicated to […]

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Art, music for USA Special Olympic Summer games in Seattle to have decidedly local flair

Husky Stadium is set to host the USA Special Olympics Summer Games in July, and some 4,000 athletes will be coming from all 50 states…

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King 5 News: Swedish Hospitals experiment with Ambient Art®

Swedish Heart and Vascular is experimenting with Ambient Art® in waiting rooms, and as people are waiting for answers. King 5’s Michelle Lee explains how it works.

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Q13 News: This art therapy class for kids just might be the preventive medicine of the future!

On the surface, it may sound like an unusual pairing: A local children’s medical clinic, partnering with a local artist. And not for waiting room decor-but rather for therapy.

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Parent Map: Can an App Help Kids Focus?

Can an app help kids learn to focus, concentrate and even get calm? That’s the premise behind the Catherine Mayer Foundation’s new ‘un-app’ app.

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GeekWire: L.A.U.G.H.® App helps kids find their zen

Listen up, game developers and marketers. Catherine Mayer and Dr. Dimitri Christakis have a challenge for you. If you want to pitch an app for kids with the claim that it’s meditative, educational or bestows some other benefit … prove it.

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KOMO News: Seattle artist creates app to teach kids mindfulness through creativity

In the heart of downtown, just a few yards from all the day-to-day chaos, artist Catherine Mayer is in her studio, creating a little calm. She is surrounded by her work. But her latest endeavor is less easel and more iPad.

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Discover the story and the team behind the making of the L.A.U.G.H.® App

UpTop, a Seattle-based UX design and development company, developed the L.A.U.G.H.® App for The Catherine Mayer Foundation. See how they did it.

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L.A.U.G.H.® App completes testing with Seattle Children’s Research Institute

The L.A.U.G.H.® App recently completed testing with Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Working with the internationally recognized Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, the team at Children’s conducted evidence-based formative research to support the app’s development. The research team tested a variety of approaches, measuring effects on […]

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