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.

  1. Chili Cook-off Birthday Party: How Else Would You Celebrate Turning One?

    Ethan turned one on March 25 th , which was cause for BIG celebration with a creative, fundraising twist. Ethan was born with a tongue and lip tie,...

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    Do ADHD ‘Super Powers’ Exist?

    With proper counseling, self-management techniques, and ongoing intervention and supports, a child can learn to lead a fulfilling life with ADHD.

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    Celebrating Charles E. Silberstein, MD

    Kennedy Krieger Institute honored esteemed physician, employee and friend Charles (Chick) E. Silberstein, MD, at a retirement celebration in January.

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    Safeway Eastern Division Employees Donate $10,000 to Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Kennedy Krieger Institute recently received a grant from the Safeway Foundation’s eastern division.

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    ROAR and Fairmount Climbing Wall

    Kennedy Krieger’s Fairmount school campus recently unveiled an adaptive rock-climbing wall.

  6. Keeping Their Brother's Memory Alive

    Dallas Foreman was just 20 years old when he suffered from a spinal cord injury. Sadly, this past December he passed away at the young age of 24...

  7. Rare Disease Day Is Feb. 28

    Well-known for treating children with rare diseases, the Institute provides care to patients from around the globe, and conducts groundbreaking...

  8. 2018 Goals Notebook

    How Kids Can Set and Stick to New Year’s Goals

    Goal setting is an excellent skill to teach to younger children.

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    A New Chapter for Nick

    Nick’s stay at Kennedy Krieger turned his life around. As his mom says, “They figured him out.”

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    Flowers & Fancies Caring For Their Local Community Through the "Blooms 4 a Better Bmore" program

    In 2016, Kennedy Krieger partnered with Flowers & Fancies, an Owings Mills-based florist, and began a partnership that has continued to blossom...

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