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Learn about a new five-year study, conducted by CHOP researchers and funded by The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, to gain a more comprehensive understanding of mobility issues for adolescents on the autism spectrum.
For 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.
As 2017 draws to a close, let's take a look back at Research in Action's most popular posts in the last year.
Read about new research led by Allison E. Curry, PhD regarding teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) getting licensed.