An updated version (Version 2.0) of the SCI-CTO SOP “Assenting Pediatric Research Participants” is effective on 18 December 2023. Version 2 of this SOP will not be available on the website until the effective date. This updated SOP describes the standards for obtaining assent from pediatric participants. Major changes include: -the addition of language regarding usage of e-signatures and Adobe sign to obtain assent, -addition of language regarding usage of RedCap to obtain assent for studies not under the authority of the US FDA. The STARs training module for this updated SOP will enroll learners on 20 November 2023. Due date for this module will be 18 December 2023. Those involved with assenting must complete the STARs training module and review the SPECTRUM SOP before utilizing Adobe sign to obtain consent or assent.