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The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research in Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research in Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.
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.