Research In Action
Posts about autism spectrum disorder
Published January 28, 2021 in Research in action
Newly licensed autistic drivers have much lower rates of moving violations and license suspensions and similar to lower crash rates than other young drivers.
Published October 27, 2020 in Research in action
Read more for a summary of a recent study on the impact of electronic tracking devices on wandering among children on the autism spectrum.
Published August 13, 2020 in Research in action
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.
Published February 18, 2020 in Research in action
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.
Published December 5, 2019 in Research in action
A recent study compares adverse childhood experiences and family resilience among families of autistic youths and families of youths with ADHD.
Published January 10, 2019 in Research in action
For autistic individuals, differences in communication may make interacting with strangers a challenging experience. When the stranger is a police officer, the encounter can quickly become dangerous.