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Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues

Swim Safety for Children with Autism

Read more about a recent study on the effectiveness of swimming lessons for children with mild to severe autism.

Can Pre-Schoolers Show Aggression? Opportunities to Address High Expulsion Rates of Youngest Children

We are proud to share a blog authored by CHOP PolicyLab's Dr. Marsha Gerdes on the alarmingly high expulsion rates of preschoolers, and the short and potentially long-term consequences of expulsion.

Talking with Children about Natural Disasters

In this post, we share some resources on methods to talk to young children about disaster and manage traumatic stress.

ADHD and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Read more to learn about a recently published study on the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences and childhood ADHD.

Back-to-School Concerns: Don’t Forget About Guns in the Home

As back-to-school time approaches, it’s a good time to remind parents and caregivers to ask about the presence of a gun in a home before they allow their children to visit.

Managing Risks in Youth Sports- Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday post is just in time for back to school sports- read more for Dr. Arbogast's blog post about managing risks in youth sports.

The Ethical Case for Trauma Informed Pediatric Care

In a new article VIP@CIRP researchers explore how the principles of trauma informed care embody core principles of medical ethics.

Current trends in ATV Crash Injuries

A new study reports the incidence, mortality trend, and anatomic distribution of fractures due to ATV use in children and teens. Read more for details, along with safety tips for families.

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