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Research in Action Blog

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.

New Resource Alert: Medscape Segment on Autism Spectrum Disorder & Driving

Watch a Medscape video from Patty Huang, MD, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at CHOP, on teens with autism spectrum disorder and driving informed by new research conducted at CIRP@CHOP.

A New Research Tool to Predict Young Driver Behavior

Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Santiago Ontañón, PhD, a research scientist and assistant professor at the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University. Dr. Ontañón led a study, “Learning to Predict Driver Behavior from Observation,” and recently presented on the findings at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Spring Symposia on Learning from Observation of Humans at Stanford University.

Register for Webinar: Intimate Partner Violence in the Pediatric Healthcare Setting

Registration is open for a webinar on Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Pediatric Healthcare Settings. The free webinar is intended for physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals and provides continuing education credits.

Teens On the Autism Spectrum Are Getting Licensed

Read about new research led by Allison E. Curry, PhD regarding teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) getting licensed. 

TeenDrivingPlan Practice Guide And YouTube Channel

One of CIRP@CHOP's most popular downloads continues to be the TeenDrivingPlan Practice Guide, a free evidenced-based guide for parents on how to help teens practice their driving.

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