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About Kennedy Krieger Institute

Through patient care, research and training, special education, and community initiatives, Kennedy Krieger Institute cares for more than 20,000 children with disorders and injuries of the brain each year, helping them to achieve their full potential and participate as fully as possible in family, school, and community life.

Unlike other institutions that concentrate on one specific area, Kennedy Krieger Institute brings together the expertise of a team of professionals from multiple disciplines to address all of a child's needs.

Our areas of specialization include:

  • Autism spectrum disorders 
  • Behavioral disorders
  • Brain injury and concussion
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Communication disorders
  • Developmental disorders
  • Down syndrome
  • Feeding disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sleep disorders
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal cord injury and paralysis
  • Sturge-Weber syndrome

To learn more about our patient care, research and training, special education, and community programs, visit our main web site at KennedyKrieger.org.

Kennedy Krieger Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization