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Many Voices Needed in Autism and Driving Research

November 30, 2020
As a new study on the learning to drive process of autistic teens begins recruitment, Christina Labows, the lead research coordinator of this study, reflects back on her own experiences as a sibling of an autistic adult.

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Impact of Electronic Tracking Devices: Autism Spectrum Disorders and Wandering

October 27, 2020
Read more for a summary of a recent study on the impact of electronic tracking devices on wandering among children on the autism spectrum.

National Teen Driver Safety Week 2020

October 20, 2020
National Teen Driver Safety week (October 18-24) is here and the perfect time to read about CIRP's teen driving research to drive the conversation.

Age of Autism Diagnosis and Mental Health Outcomes

August 13, 2020
Read more for a discussion of a new study that explores the association between age of autism diagnosis and depression/self-harm behaviors in adolescence.

Improving Safety for Drivers with ADHD

April 30, 2020
Read Dr. Allison E. Curry highlights from her recent commentary for the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry with Dr. Thomas J. Power on how advancing ADHD-driving research can improve driver safety.

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Mobility for All Featured at This Year's Lifesavers

March 5, 2020
Join us at this year's Lifesavers Conference, which features a workshop on mobility for all and Rachel K. Myers, PhD's research on supporting autistic adolescents and their families around driving.

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One Autistic Young Adult's Road to a Driver's License

February 18, 2020
Read about how one family approached the decision to pursue a driver's license for their autistic son, Ben, and how to access transportation alternatives for non-drivers from experts at CHOP's Center for Autism Research.

Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019

December 30, 2019
With a new year almost upon us, here is a look back on Research in Action's most popular 2019 blog posts.

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