Jody Allard

Jody Allard is a long-time techie turned writer living in Seattle. She writes primarily about parenting, social justice, and life with a chronic illness

grief

Mourning the Loss of One Baby When You're Pregnant With Its Twin

The image flashed on the screen: three babies, two heartbeats.
Jody Allard
6.8.17
Tonic

The Republican Bid to End Genetic Privacy Would Ruin Me

A new bill would give my employer access to my genetic information, and potentially make my kids unemployable.
Jody Allard
3.16.17
privacy

The Republican Bid to End Genetic Privacy Would Ruin Me

A new bill would give my employer access to my genetic information, and potentially make my kids unemployable.
Jody Allard
3.15.17
survival guide

How I Realized My Mom is a Narcissist

And finally let go of trying to repair our relationship.
Jody Allard
3.15.17
suicide

Does an App That Measures Your Suicide Risk Violate Your Rights?

New technology designed to detect suicidality in teens raises ethical questions.
Jody Allard
11.23.16
healthcare

Trump's Healthcare Plans Will Ruin Me

Under the President-elect's proposal, millions of disabled and chronically ill Americans will be the first left behind.
Jody Allard
11.21.16
The United States Healthcare System Strikes Again

The Republican Healthcare Reform Plan Would Devastate Families Like Mine

Obamacare dismantled high-risk health insurance pools for a reason.
Jody Allard
8.11.16
Health

The Republican Healthcare Reform Plan Would Devastate Families Like Mine

Obamacare dismantled high-risk health insurance pools for a reason.
Jody Allard
8.11.16
Genes

How Gene Testing Forced Me to Reveal My Private Health Information

Uncovering the truth hiding in your DNA can lead to some major privacy conundrums.
Jody Allard
5.27.16
Health

How Gene Testing Forced Me to Reveal My Private Health Information

Uncovering the truth hiding in your DNA can lead to some major privacy conundrums.
Jody Allard
5.27.16
suicide

This New App Hopes to Save Suicidal Teens

Because therapy the analog way just doesn't work for under-18s.
Jody Allard
4.14.16
Health

This New App Hopes to Save Suicidal Teens

Because therapy the analog way just doesn't work for under-18s.
Jody Allard
4.14.16