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autism spectrum disorder

Adverse Childhood Experiences in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD

December 5, 2019
Read about a new study that compares adverse childhood experiences and family resilience among families of youths with autism spectrum disorders and families of youths with ADHD.

ICYMI November 2019

December 3, 2019
Read more for our monthly roundup of news in the world of child injury prevention.

Recent CIRP Publications - October 2019

October 8, 2019
Read more about CIRP@CHOP's publications since July 2019

Communication and Education are Keys to Protecting Children with Intellectual Disabilities from Sexual Predators

July 2, 2018
Young people with developmental disabilities seek physical and emotional connections with others just like anyone else, but they are at higher risk of being sexually abused or assaulted by someone they know. I spoke with Dr. Laura Graham Holmes, a Postdoctoral Fellow at CHOP's Center for Autism Research, about how to help individuals with developmental disabilities advocate for themselves.
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