Welcome

The University of Miami KiDZ Neuroscience Center is dedicated to reducing the number of children and adolescents that sustain brain and spinal cord injuries.

Our programs provide "safety through the ages" - safety education for each stage of your child's growing years, making physical well-being a fun, daily activity.

Click on a program icon to learn more:

Welcome to the KiDZ Neuroscience Center.

The University of Miami KiDZ Neuroscience Center is dedicated to reducing the number of children and adolescents that sustain brain and spinal cord injuries.

Our programs provide "safety through the ages" - safety education for each stage of your child's growing years, making physical well-being a fun, daily activity.

Click on a program icon to learn more:

News - October 28, 2019

Don’t drive on Halloween.

Halloween is the only nationally recognized event that specifically devotes an entire evening to kids getting outdoors with friends, all to have a good and silly time.

News - October 25, 2019

What does Walk to School Day mean to you?

For teachers, it can be a day without lesson plans. For kids, it can be like the book fair; an exciting outdoor happening that escapes the dreary boundaries of the four classroom walls.


News - August 13, 2019

Saving the Velo Yellows: A kids bicycle salvage story!

Our social marketing manager comes to us today with a story about his love for bicycles – and how it has led to three new members of the BikeSafe fleet!

News - June 19, 2019

Why protected bike lane projects (often) fail.

Don’t get us wrong – we love protected bike lanes. But it is difficult for anyone born and raised in an automobile-centric culture to understand what it feels like to commute on two wheels, braving the ever-spotty selection of bicycle facilities in a fearless game of Frogger to get to your destination.


Photos & Videos

Rapid Response Funding Drive & Screening

Dr. Stephen Olvey’s “Rapid Response” documentary screening set the stage for the KiDZ Neuroscience Center's first fundraiser. The groundbreaking documentary is a history lesson with a powerful message: It is possible to approach seemingly insurmountable danger with a tour de force of intelligent, scientific solutions.

News - May 13, 2019

Stop mandating coaster brakes for kids bikes

Let's take a stand in the name of making bicycle riding easier for kids for National Bike Month: Let's say "no" to mandated coaster brakes, a.k.a., the “foot brake.”



Our Partners:

Jackson Health System
National Center for Safe Routes to School
Safe Routes Walk/Bike To School
Florida Department of Transportation
Alert Today Alive Tomorrow
Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Miami-Dade Bike305
The Children's Trust
ImPACT Concussion Test
Countywide Concussion Care
American Youth Football
American Automobile Association School Safety Patrol
League of American Bicyclists
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Town of Surfside, Florida
Everglades Bicycle Club - Home
AAA School Safety Patrol
National Collegiate Athletic Association
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