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developmental disabilities

Resources for Families of Teens with Autism Who Want to Drive

April 26, 2018
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.

ICYMI: Kentucky School Shooting, Roadside Detection of Marijuana Impairment, Gender Dysphoria, Sexual Abuse and Intellectual Disability, and more...

January 30, 2018
Read more for a roundup for newsworthy articles from January 2018.

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.

New Resource Alert: Medscape Segment on Teens with ADHD & Driving

July 10, 2017
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.

Transforming Stories Into Actionable Data

June 14, 2017
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.

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

April 27, 2017

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.

Validating Electronic Health Records for Injury Prevention Research

November 21, 2016
Read about a new CHOP study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders that validated an electronic health record (EHR)–based algorithm to classify the ADHD status of pediatric patients, which is part of a larger retrospective cohort study that aims to examine the association between ADHD and driving outcomes among adolescents.

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