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New Research on Teens with Autism and Driving

January 29, 2019
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.

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Autism and Police: Using Virtual Reality to Train for Safe Interactions

January 10, 2019
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.

Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

December 27, 2017
As 2017 draws to a close, let's take a look back at Research in Action's most popular posts in the last year.
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