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. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Golf Tourney Raises Funds for Research at Kennedy Krieger

    Through the golf tournament, Michael’s Cafe raised an astounding $6,000 to support research on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

  8. Festival of Trees

    Santa Needs Elves!

    Plans are quickly coming together for the Institute's annual Festival of Trees, the largest holiday-themed festival of its kind on the East Coast.

  9. Jourdan

    Video: Meet Jourdan, a Patient at Our Spinal Cord Injury Center

    Jourdan, 7, was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, a rare disease of the spinal cord that results in flaccid paralysis, 2 years ago.

  10. Sheri’s Story

    Involvement with Team Kennedy Krieger at the annual Baltimore Running Festival has helped Sheri learn to lead a more confident and independent...

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