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. Woodruff Event Group

    A Special Tribute to Institute Advocate Judy Woodruff

    Nearly 300 people gathered at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., on October 10 for Kennedy Krieger Institute’s celebration of “ Whatever It...

  2. Neurodiversity Conference Group

    Kennedy Krieger’s Neurodiversity Initiative

    Kennedy Krieger Institute formed a neurodiversity task force earlier this year to focus on neurodiversity in the workplace. Made up of senior...

  3. Neurodiversity Article

    The Case for Neurodiversity in the Workplace

    For decades, neurotypical brain wiring has been the model through which social and work environments have been evaluated. Only recently have we begun...

  4. Devonte

    Faces of Kennedy Krieger: Project SEARCH Intern DeVonte Clemons

    Project SEARCH at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a program that helps individuals transition from school to work.

  5. Starlight Fun Center

    Rite Aid Foundation Donates $5,000 to Child Life/Therapeutic Recreation Department

    The Rite Aid Foundation gave $5,000 for a Starlight Fun Center at the Child Life/Therapeutic Recreation Department.

  6. Voya Check Presentation

    Voya Financial Supports Lower/Middle School with $12,000 Grant

    Voya Financial is supporting Kennedy Krieger with a $12,000 grant, allowing its Lower/Middle School to implement the Fairmount News Station.

  7. Baltimore Running Festival 2018

    Lucky Number 7 in the Books

    On Saturday, October 20th, Kennedy Krieger Institute marked Lucky Number 7 at the Baltimore Running Festival. Patients, staff members, family, and...

  8. Whisk

    Goldsmith Family Foundation Grants $5,000 to High School Kitchen

    The Goldsmith Family Foundation is supporting students at the Kennedy Krieger High School Career and Technology Center.

  9. Baltimore Ravens logo

    Ravens Foundation Gives $2,500 to Physically Challenged Sports Program

    The Ravens Foundation has contributed $2,500 to Kennedy Krieger’s Physically Challenged Sports Program.

  10. And the Pearl in the Oyster Goes to … Project HEAL!

    This year, Project HEAL was the recipient of donations made during two events held by Lee's Pint and Shell and Lee's Landing Dock Bar.

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