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Sep 04, 2013, 15:07 ET

Discovery Shows Cerebellum Plays Important Role In Sensing Limb Position And Movement

Kennedy Krieger Institute researchers find that damage to the cerebellum impairs ability to predict motion outcomes and discrimination between limb...

Jun 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

Online Video To Help Physicians, Parents Recognize Early Signs Of Autism Released To Maryland Pediatricians

The Kennedy Krieger Institute and Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced today that a first-of-its-kind, free online...

Jun 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

Nearly One-Third of Children with Autism Also Have ADHD

In a study of the co-occurrence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in early school-age children...

May 08, 2013, 17:00 ET

Game-Changing Discovery of Gene Mutation That Causes Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Port-Wine Stain Birthmarks Offers New Hope

 In new findings published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (Epub ahead of print), researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute...

Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET

New Initiative Provides Free Developmental Assessments For Maryland Children Most At Risk For Autism

Kennedy Krieger Puts Spotlight on One in Five Chance Infant Siblings of Children with Autism will Develop Disorder    Kennedy...

Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET

New Initiative Provides Free Developmental Assessments For Virginia Children Most At Risk For Autism

Kennedy Krieger Puts Spotlight on One in Five Chance Infant Siblings of Children with Autism will Develop Disorder  BALTIMORE, April 1, 2013...

Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET

New Initiative provides free Developmental Assessments for Pennsylvania Children Most at Risk for Autism

Kennedy Krieger Puts Spotlight on One in Five Chance Infant Siblings of Children with Autism will Develop Disorder  Kennedy Krieger...

Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET

New Initiative Provides Free Developmental Assessments for West Virginia Children Most at Risk for Autism

Kennedy Krieger Puts Spotlight on One in Five Chance Infant Siblings of Children with Autism will Develop Disorder   Kennedy...

Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET

New Initiative provides free Developmental Assessments for Delaware Children Most at Risk for Autism

Kennedy Krieger Puts Spotlight on One in Five Chance Infant Siblings of Children with Autism will Develop Disorder   Kennedy...

Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET

New Initiative Provides Free Developmental Assessments For Local Children Most At Risk For Autism

Kennedy Krieger Puts Spotlight on One in Five Chance Infant Siblings of Children with Autism will Develop Disorder  BALTIMORE, April 1, 2013...

Mar 04, 2013, 14:17 ET

Lower Extremity Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Promotes Physical & Neurological Recovery in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

 A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute's International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (Epub ahead of print) finds that long-term lower...

Mar 04, 2013, 00:01 ET

Speech emerges in children on the autism spectrum with severe language delay at greater rate than previously thought

Study by Kennedy Krieger's Center for Autism and Related Disorders reveals key predictors of speech gains New findings published in...

Jan 10, 2013, 09:00 ET

New Study Finds Bullying Causes Significant Short-term Emotional And Physical Consequences For Children With Autism

Study by Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network finds children with autism and psychiatric comorbidities are at especially high risk of being...

Dec 03, 2012, 11:30 ET

Children With Autism Arrive At Emergency Room In Times Of Psychiatric Crisis Nine Times More Than Peers

Kennedy Krieger researchers find families with private insurance more likely to use emergency department for urgent mental health care...

Oct 08, 2012, 00:05 ET

Nearly Half Of Children With Autism Wander Or "Bolt" From Safe Places

Study by Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network finds children with autism are four times more likely to wander than their unaffected...

Mar 26, 2012, 11:00 ET

New Data Show Children With Autism Bullied Three Times More Frequently Than Their Unaffected Siblings

The Interactive Autism Network reports 63 percent of children with autism have been bullied  Today, the Interactive Autism Network...

Feb 21, 2012, 11:00 ET

New Study Shows Minority Toddlers with Autism are More Delayed than Affected Caucasian Peers

  Increased Awareness Among Clinicians and Parents Could Lead to Earlier Diagnosis and Intervention for Minority Children with ASD...

Oct 04, 2011, 10:00 ET

New Findings Validate the Accuracy of Autism Diagnosis in Children With Down Syndrome

Study shows DSM criteria can be used to identify autism in children with Down syndrome New findings from a 16-year study confirm that the...

Jun 09, 2011, 09:51 ET

Brain Imaging Study of Preschoolers With ADHD Detects Brain Differences Linked to Symptoms

Smaller brain volumes associated with severity of ADHD symptoms In a study published today in the Clinical Neuropsychologist (e-publication ahead...

Jan 03, 2011, 15:00 ET

New Research Reveals Unexpected Biological Pathway in Glaucoma

Study is first to pinpoint the precise anatomical location where vision loss appears to occur in glaucoma In a study published today in the...

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