Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues
January 10, 2019For individuals with autism spectrum disorders, differences in communication may make interacting with strangers a challenging experience. When the stranger is a police officer, the encounter can quickly become dangerous for everyone involved. Read more to learn about a CHOP study testing the effectiveness of a virtual reality tool to improve the safety of interactions between police and adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders.
ICYMI December 2018: Report Cards and Child Abuse, Climbing Gun-Related Deaths, Suicide and CTE, and more
January 2, 2019Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.
December 20, 2018My colleague, Daria Ferro, MD and I recently conducted a presentation entitled, “From Problem to Impact: Toward an Innovation Ecosystem,” as part of the Healthcare Informatics Series by CHOP's Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. Read more for our strategies on how to bring new ideas to fruition at CHOP.
ICYMI November 2018: How Gun Laws Save Children's Lives, Femicide, College Professors and Suicide Prevention, and More
November 30, 2018Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the area of child injury prevention from November 2018.
ICYMI October 2018: Marijuana's Long-Term Effects in Children, Football Rule Changes and Concussions, Suicide Risk and Sexual Orientation, and More
October 31, 2018Read more for October's roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.