About Kennedy Krieger Institute
Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized facility dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system through patient care, special education, research and professional training.
Kennedy Krieger’s clinical programs offer an interdisciplinary approach to treatment tailored to the individual needs of each child. In addition to autism, disorders addressed include cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, feeding disorders, learning disabilities and spinal cord injuries. Services include more than 40 outpatient clinics; neurobehavioral, rehabilitation, and pediatric feeding disorders inpatient units; plus several home and community programs providing services to assist families.
Kennedy Krieger School is a nationally recognized "Blue Ribbon School of Excellence", and is a leader in providing model programs of innovative education for children, adolescents and young adults with a wide range of learning, emotional, physical, neurological and developmental disabilities.
Faculty at Kennedy Krieger are among some of the world’s leading experts in this field and are attuned to the special needs of this population. These faculty have made crucial medical discoveries leading to innovative treatments and have improved the lives of individuals with disabilities.
In addition to providing evaluation, rehabilitation, educational services and cutting-edge research on behalf of children with brain related disabilities, Kennedy Krieger also provides professional training by renowned experts dedicated to increasing the number of qualified specialists in the United States and abroad.
For more information please visit www.kennedykrieger.org