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Media Kit Child Abuse and Abusive Head Trauma


The AAP has assembled key reports, studies and other resources to assist reporters in their research on child abuse and abusive head trauma. Media representatives who need help locating experts to interview should contact the AAP Department of Public Affairs at 847-434-7877 or Parent resources are available at


Backgrounder on Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) for media

AAP Reports


Additional Resources  

Child Maltreatment 2011 -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administra­tion on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau. (2012).  

A Journalist’s Guide to Shaken Baby Syndrome -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  (2012)  

Heads Up: Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome