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. Wrights

    Gifts With Impact and Meaning

    Longtime donors Sam and Donna Wright wanted to do something special to honor a Kennedy Krieger faculty member who had helped their daughter.

  2. Goldstein

    Honoring Dr. Goldstein

    A celebration honoring Dr. Gary W. Goldstein’s 30 years of leadership as Kennedy Krieger Institute’s president and CEO was held on June 26.

  3. Schlaggar

    Meet Dr. Bradley Schlaggar—Our New President and CEO!

    Kennedy Krieger Institute’s new president and CEO, Dr. Bradley Schlaggar, is a pediatric neurologist who comes to us from the Washington University...

  4. Hats & Horses 2018 Raises More Than $300,000

    On Friday, May 4, 2018, more than 370 people attended the third annual Derby-themed Hats & Horses fundraiser for Kennedy Krieger Institute.

  5. Office of Philanthropy Hosts Annual Kennedy Krieger Society Reception

    The 22nd annual Kennedy Krieger Society reception took place on May 10 at the home of Henry and Dot Rosenberg.

  6. Son’s Success in Feeding Program Inspires Family Fund

    When Austin was 18 months old, doctors determined he would need to be treated by a program focused on feeding disorders.

  7. Moving Children Beyond Chronic Pain without Narcotics

    A patient’s past visits to multiple doctors yielded few results and varying diagnoses...

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    Do ADHD ‘Super Powers’ Exist?

    With proper counseling, self-management techniques, and ongoing intervention and supports, a child can learn to lead a fulfilling life with ADHD.

  9. Silberstein

    Celebrating Charles E. Silberstein, MD

    Kennedy Krieger Institute honored esteemed physician, employee and friend Charles (Chick) E. Silberstein, MD, at a retirement celebration in January.

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    Safeway Eastern Division Employees Donate $10,000 to Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Kennedy Krieger Institute recently received a grant from the Safeway Foundation’s eastern division.