UK Autism Foundation endorses "What's Up with Ben? Medikidz Explain Autism" for World Autism Awareness Day 2010.
"What's Up with Ben? Medikidz Explain Autism" released for World Autism Awareness Day 2010.
Medikidz, a children's medical education publisher, has added a new book on autism to its range of publications, which is aimed at helping children, family and friends to understand health topics.
'Medikid' Chloe Farnworth reads to Hector MacPhillips, from Clapton, at the book launch for "What's up with Richard? Medikidz explain Leukaemia" at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. 17/03/2010
Medical comics are proving particularly useful in patient education, both to promote public awareness and to help patients and their families understand what to expect from a disease.
A set of comic books aimed at children seek to demystify various illnesses and conditions. Schoolboy Joe Knight finds them empowering.
Graphic stories are a novel and creative way to learn and teach about illness, and we believe the themes and structure of this medium will resonate with an increasingly large number of medical professionals.