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. Dylan

    Building Muscle That Lasts

    Time isn’t something Dr. Kathryn Wagner has a lot of—not if she wants her patients to get better. Dr. Wagner directs Kennedy Krieger Institute’s...

  2. Lilleen and Collin's Story

    Lilleen and Collin's Story

    It’s 1976 and flash bulbs pop as eager relatives urge seven-year-old Lilleen Walters to smile for the camera...

  3. Jane Lockwood

    Jane's Story

    In 2nd grade, Jane was already being teased by her classmates who didn’t understand why she was allowed to sit out during P.E. classes.