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. zTrip

    Move Over Uber - zTrip is here!

    Kennedy Krieger Institute is the designated charity for zTrip—a new app that lets you book a taxi or black car for now or for later.

  2. Postcard

    Alex's Quest to Change the World

    Inspired by his cousin Corey, 8, who has autism, Alex started designing and selling cards to raise money for autism research.

  3. Erickson Living

    Erickson Living Supports Team Kennedy Krieger

    Since 1996, Erickson Living has been a loyal supporter of Kennedy Krieger as a corporate sponsor for the annual Festival of Trees.

  4. Festival of Trees

    Santa Thanks You All the Way to the North Pole and Back!

    This year's Festival of Trees, held over Thanksgiving weekend, was a huge success with record-breaking attendance and funds raised.

  5. Research Spotlight

    Research Spotlight: Brain Differences in Boys vs. Girls with ADHD

    Research from Kennedy Krieger Institute found that ADHD manifests differently in the brains of girls than in the brains of boys.

  6. Rite Aid

    "Round Up" for Kennedy Krieger at Rite Aid

    When you enroll in wellness+Plenti and choose to round up purchases, Rite Aid will match every $500 designated to the Institute.

  7. Noah

    Unlocking Noah's Potential to Learn

    Noah loves music, singing, and making up his own jokes. But when Noah was younger, it was hard to see his natural gifts.

  8. Society Reception

    Kennedy Krieger Society Spring Reception 2015

    The 19th annual Kennedy Krieger Society reception was held on May 21, 2015, at the home of Blake and Angie Cordish.

  9. Multisensory Room

    Bearman Foundation Brings Multisensory Room to High School

    Imagine a space that makes you feel protected: a place where anxiety is squelched and restoration is possible.

  10. Austin Gardner


    Meet Austin Gardner, Kennedy Krieger High School student and all-around “Renaissance man."