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May 18, 2020, 13:00 ET Kennedy Krieger Institute Receives Nearly $1 Million Grant to Expand and Improve Access to Telehealth Services

Kennedy Krieger Institute, internationally known for providing a wide range of services for children, adolescents and adults with diseases, disorders ...


Feb 28, 2020, 14:21 ET Patient-Funded Research For Rare Brain Disorder At Kennedy Krieger Institute Reaches $1.6 Million

In honor of International Rare Disease Day, a young rare disease advocate with a leukodystrophy, Ellie McGinn, presented her doctors at Kennedy...


Mar 18, 2019, 08:00 ET Study Finds That Psychiatric Emergency Room Visits Increased Across The US Among Youth Ages 6 To 24

It is estimated that 1 in 10 youth in the U.S. has a serious psychiatric disorder. For those in crisis, or without access to a mental health...


May 17, 2018, 10:01 ET Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., Named President and CEO of Kennedy Krieger Institute

After an expansive nationwide search, the Kennedy Krieger Institute Board chair Howard B. Miller today announced the appointment of Bradley (Brad) L. ...


Mar 26, 2018, 12:01 ET New Study finds younger aged children with symptoms of ADHD have reduced brain size

Children as young as four years old with symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) showed reduced brain volumes in regions...


Feb 26, 2018, 10:04 ET Kennedy Krieger Institute Announces Retirement of President and CEO

Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today that it has launched a national search to identify a successor for its CEO and president, Dr. Gary W....


Sep 04, 2013, 03:07 ET Discovery Shows Cerebellum Plays Important Role In Sensing Limb Position And Movement

Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today study findings showing, for the first time, the link between the brain's cerebellum and...


Jun 11, 2013, 09:00 ET Online Video To Help Physicians, Parents Recognize Early Signs Of Autism Released To Maryland Pediatricians

he 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, 05:00 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 reveal...


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...


Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET New Initiative provides free Developmental Assessments for Pennsylvania Children Most at Risk for Autism

Kennedy Krieger Institute today announced a new, pilot initiative to help identify the red flags of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in infant...


Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET New Initiative Provides Free Developmental Assessments For Maryland Children Most At Risk For Autism

Kennedy Krieger Institute today announced a new, pilot initiative to help identify the red flags of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in infant...


Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET New Initiative Provides Free Developmental Assessments for West Virginia Children Most at Risk for Autism

Kennedy Krieger Institute today announced a new, pilot initiative to help identify the red flags of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in infant...


Apr 01, 2013, 10:15 ET New Initiative provides free Developmental Assessments for Delaware Children Most at Risk for Autism

Kennedy Krieger Institute today announced a new, pilot initiative to help identify the red flags of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in infant...


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...


Jan 10, 2013, 09:00 ET New Study Finds Bullying Causes Significant Short-term Emotional And Physical Consequences For Children With Autism

Nearly 70 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) experience emotional trauma as a result of being bullied, according to findings...


Dec 03, 2012, 11:30 ET Children With Autism Arrive At Emergency Room In Times Of Psychiatric Crisis Nine Times More Than Peers

In the first study to compare mental health-related emergency department (ED) visits between children with and without autism spectrum disorders...


Oct 08, 2012, 12:05 ET Nearly Half Of Children With Autism Wander Or "Bolt" From Safe Places

A new study published today in the journal Pediatrics (Epub ahead of print) found that nearly half of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)...


Mar 26, 2012, 11:00 ET New Data Show Children With Autism Bullied Three Times More Frequently Than Their Unaffected Siblings

Today, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), www.ianproject.org, the nation's largest online autism research initiative and a project of the Kennedy...


Feb 21, 2012, 11:00 ET New Study Shows Minority Toddlers with Autism are More Delayed than Affected Caucasian Peers

The first prospective study of ethnic differences in the symptoms of autism in toddlers shows that children from a minority background have more...


Oct 04, 2011, 10:00 ET New Findings Validate the Accuracy of Autism Diagnosis in Children With Down Syndrome

New findings from a 16-year study confirm that the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the gold-standard for the...


Jun 09, 2011, 09:51 ET Brain Imaging Study of Preschoolers With ADHD Detects Brain Differences Linked to Symptoms

In a study published today in the Clinical Neuropsychologist (e-publication ahead of print), researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute found...


Jan 03, 2011, 03:00 ET New Research Reveals Unexpected Biological Pathway in Glaucoma

In a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Early Edition ahead of print), a team of researchers from the...


Sep 01, 2010, 09:00 ET Infant's Gaze May Be an Early, but Subtle, Marker for Autism Risk

Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today new study results showing an early marker for later communication and social delays in infants at a...