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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.
In today's post, I share what we learned about recruitment and study design from our recent paper about driving and medications in young individuals with ADHD.
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.
We highlight a helpful resources for families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders who are interested in driving, developed by CHOP's Center for Autism Research.
Read more for a roundup for newsworthy articles from January 2018.
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 more for a listing of recent CIRP publications.
Learn about how clinicians can help families prepare their teens with ADHD for driving in this Medscape segment featuring Thomas J. Power, PhD, a CHOP expert in ADHD.
Janice Bonsu, a recent graduate of UPenn's MPH program, shares her experience working with CIRP's Dr. Allison Curry and Eve Weiss in the area of exploring the experiences of healthcare professionals who provide driving rehabilitation services to adolescents with autism.