Making a Difference

Every day, people like you make a difference in the life of a child at Kennedy Krieger.

Welcome! There are many ways to make a difference in a child’s life, and just as many stories about how people—like you—have helped us fulfill our mission. This blog tells those stories. Check back regularly for inspiring stories, reports from our special events, and information about new initiatives and opportunities for you to get involved.

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    Volunteers Needed for the Constellation Senior Players Championship

    The Constellation Senior Players Championship is returning to Baltimore in July 2017.

  2. Family of 3

    The ABCs of Affection: Challenges to Teaching Children to Give and Accept Healthy Affection

    Every culture, family and individual human being—adult or child—relates differently to expressions of affection.

  3. Whole Foods Logo

    Whole Foods’ 5% Day Supports Kennedy Krieger

    Community members shopped at Whole Foods on 5% day, raising more than $7,300 for Kennedy Krieger!

  4. Quality Week Display Table

    Quality and Safety are Essential Parts of Patient Care

    The PI Steering Committee celebrates Kennedy Krieger’s “Quality Champions” twice per year and helps employees strive to achieve patient care.

  5. Boy in Classroom

    Anxiety and Its Impact on Learning

    What can parents and teachers do to positively influence anxiety levels so that the ability to perform cognitive tasks comes more easily to a student?

  6. Boy in Rocker

    A Donor With Heart

    Inspired by a tour, a generous donor made a difference by helping to provide a learning tool for Kennedy Krieger students.

  7. Young Girl looking into distance

    Mental Health Issues in Young Kids on the Rise

    Why the rise in mental health issues in younger children? Speculation says that the culprits are many.

  8. Mother Daughter and Tree

    Over 50,000 Enjoyed the 2016 Festival of Trees

    The 27th annual Festival of Trees kicked off the holiday season at the Maryland State Fairgrounds.

  9. Committee Chairs

    WIN’s Wine Walkabout Raised $37,000 for Camp SOAR

    The fourth annual WIN's Wine Walkabout, held on November 11th at Caves Valley Golf Club was a huge success.

  10. Concussion

    Four Myths About Kids and Concussions

    Dr. Stacy Suskauer, M.D., Director of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program explores four common myths about concussions in children.

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