About Stefanie Zucker

Stefanie Zucker is President and co-founder of Pediatric Medical and Managing Director and co-founder of Axios Partners, a strategy consulting firm. After a number of years spent researching the safety issues associated with transporting children on ambulances she became a child health safety advocate and formed Pediatric Safety with a goal of creating a world-wide movement of parents and caregivers inspired to protect the health and safety of kids. Stefanie is a member of the PedSafe Team

Articles by Stefanie

This Saturday at AMC, FROZEN II is Sensory Friendly

This Saturday at AMC, FROZEN II is Sensory Friendly

Since 2007, AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other special needs “Sensory Friendly Films” every month – a wonderful opportunity to enjoy fun new films in a safe and accepting environment. Saturday, Frozen II is Sensory Friendly at AMC. The movie auditoriums will have their lights turned up and the sound turned... 

Finally – A Step Towards Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances!

Finally – A Step Towards Safe Transport for Kids in Ambulances!

In 2008 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) convened a working group of representatives from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Emergency Medical Services for Children, the American Ambulance Association, and other key organizations and started a project called “Solutions to Safely Transport Children in Emergency Vehicles”. Finally a long-standing problem was being recognized... 

When One Little Boy Said NO to Bullying… a Message for 2019

When One Little Boy Said NO to Bullying… a Message for 2019

Have you noticed…it’s hard to go a week without hearing or reading a story about bullying. There’s the “traditional” bullying we all knew growing up – and perhaps dismiss a bit too easily because of that. The skinny kid being shoved in the hallway…the mean rumors spread about one kid by the “in-crowd”. And then there’s the new “flavor” of torment –cyber-bullying. Where leaving... 

Sat. at AMC, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is Sensory Friendly

Sat. at AMC, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is Sensory Friendly

Since 2007, AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other special needs “Sensory Friendly Films” every month – a wonderful opportunity to enjoy fun new films in a safe and accepting environment. Tomorrow, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is Sensory Friendly at AMC. The movie auditoriums will have their lights turned... 

For Daylight Savings: Check Smoke Alarms & Fire Safety Checklist

For Daylight Savings: Check Smoke Alarms & Fire Safety Checklist

To quote our former EMS Safety Expert Greg Atwood in his post A Little Change & Prep Now, a Year of Safety for Your Family: “when the clocks change, its time to change the batteries in all of your detectors in your home, whether they be smoke or gas detectors. A properly functioning detector is key in the safety of you and your family in early trouble detection from smoke, flames and harmful... 

Goosebumps 2: is Sensory Friendly Twice at AMC (10/13 & 10/27)

Goosebumps 2: is Sensory Friendly Twice at AMC (10/13 & 10/27)

Since 2007, AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other special needs “Sensory Friendly Films” every month – a wonderful opportunity to enjoy fun new films in a safe and accepting environment. Tomorrow, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween is Sensory Friendly at AMC. The movie auditoriums will have their lights turned up...