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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    Whole Foods’ 5% Day Supports Kennedy Krieger

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

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    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.

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    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?

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    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.

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    Bank of America Makes $4,000 Grant for Multisensory Room at Lower/Middle School

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has given $4,000 to Kennedy Krieger’s Lower/Middle School for its multisensory room.

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    And the winner is?

    Congratulations to Robin Glaser from STP/Neuropsychology department who won 2 tickets to watch the Baltimore Ravens defeat the Miami Dolphins on...

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    Garrett Crosses the Finish Line

    For young Garrett, the past 15-1/2 months have been a courageously fought journey re-learning to walk, eat and talk after a mysterious illness.

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    Going Above and Beyond for a Young Superhero Fan

    Jack went from being an active three and half year old to not being able to breathe or move on his own within 48 hours – a nightmare for any parent.

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    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.

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    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.