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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:

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.”


Photos & Videos

Bike to School Day 2019: National Bike Month

The morning of May 8th was #BestDayAtSchoolEver for the kids at Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8! Everyone had a fantastic time celebrating National Bike to School Day. Huge thanks to the school, the city of Sunny Isles Beach, the Sunny Isles Beach PD, Mack Cycle, Bike305, South Florida Commuter Services, and everyone who helped to make this event possible.

News - March 29, 2019

Why we are concerned about Critical Mass:

Photo courtesy The Miami Bike Scene

This week's Twittersphere has been humming with speculation, following rumors that the City of Miami Police Department may considering rescinding support of Critical Mass.


News - March 28, 2019

There is a problem with the word “pedestrian.”

Last October, we brought this point up on Twitter: The word “pedestrian” needs a rethink. Today, we are giving these thoughts a more permanent home on the WalkSafe blog.

Photos & Videos

Bike to School Day 2019: Florida Bike Month

This was a big one! 75 kids from Fienberg-Fisher K-8 Center rode to school today, celebrating Florida Bike Month, Bike to School Day, and the great feeling one gets when riding a bicycle outdoors. We were really fortunate to have awesome support from the school, the Miami Beach Police Department to protect the ride, Velofix to tune up the kids' bikes, and Sue from Miami-Dade's very own Bike305 to co-lead the ride.



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.”


Photos & Videos

Bike to School Day 2019: National Bike Month

The morning of May 8th was #BestDayAtSchoolEver for the kids at Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8! Everyone had a fantastic time celebrating National Bike to School Day. Huge thanks to the school, the city of Sunny Isles Beach, the Sunny Isles Beach PD, Mack Cycle, Bike305, South Florida Commuter Services, and everyone who helped to make this event possible.

News - March 29, 2019

Why we are concerned about Critical Mass:

Photo courtesy The Miami Bike Scene

This week's Twittersphere has been humming with speculation, following rumors that the City of Miami Police Department may considering rescinding support of Critical Mass.


News - March 28, 2019

There is a problem with the word “pedestrian.”

Last October, we brought this point up on Twitter: The word “pedestrian” needs a rethink. Today, we are giving these thoughts a more permanent home on the WalkSafe blog.

Photos & Videos

Bike to School Day 2019: Florida Bike Month

This was a big one! 75 kids from Fienberg-Fisher K-8 Center rode to school today, celebrating Florida Bike Month, Bike to School Day, and the great feeling one gets when riding a bicycle outdoors. We were really fortunate to have awesome support from the school, the Miami Beach Police Department to protect the ride, Velofix to tune up the kids' bikes, and Sue from Miami-Dade's very own Bike305 to co-lead the ride.



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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