News from 2011

Dec 28 2011
New wallet-sized informational cards help caregivers and first responders to address signs and symptoms of Autonomic Dysreflexia, a potentially dangerous condition for persons with a spinal cord injury.
Dec 5 2011
Ideas for Families of Children with Special Needs
Nov 8 2011
Kennedy Krieger researcher finds unexpected familial relationships in data widely used by biomedical research community
Oct 24 2011
Kennedy Krieger Institute's annual holiday fundraiser returns for three days of non-stop holiday fun
Oct 18 2011
Kennedy Krieger researchers find that varying practice sessions may benefit people with motor disorders
Oct 17 2011
Interactive Autism Network asks families to report on bullying experiences of children with ASD
Oct 17 2011
Twelve days before his 21st birthday, Brian Keefer, an all-around college athlete, suffered a drastic gymnastics injury that paralyzed him from his neck down. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition featured Brian and his family in a special two-hour episode.
Oct 5 2011
Kennedy Krieger Institute to Host 11th Annual Autism Conference for Parents, Professionals, and Policy Makers
Oct 4 2011
Study shows DSM criteria can be used to identify autism in children with Down syndrome.
Sep 14 2011
Study Reveals Link Between Early Number Sense and Elementary Math Scores
Sep 9 2011
Study Indicates Infants at Risk for Autism Could Benefit from Motor Training
Aug 16 2011
The annual BWI 4-Mile Run/2-Mile Family Fun Walk to benefit Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic
Aug 15 2011
Study highlights importance of routine surveillance, rapid referral for infant siblings of children with ASD
Jun 17 2011
Study Reveals Math Learning Disabilities Are Caused By Multiple Factors, Including Poor Intuition in Gauging Numerical Quantities
Jun 9 2011
Smaller brain volumes associated with severity of ADHD symptoms
Apr 20 2011
Interactive Autism Network releases findings on critical safety issue, launches new research survey on pregnancy
Apr 11 2011
Kennedy Krieger Institute's Bennett Blazers Return from National Wheelchair Basketball Championships with Second Place Finish, Numerous Individual Honors
Mar 30 2011
Interactive Autism Network launches first-ever national survey to study critical safety issue in autism community
Mar 21 2011
Kennedy Krieger Institute's annual fundraiser raises critical funds for autism research
Mar 12 2011
Sixth Annual Bands on the Bay to Benefit Kennedy Krieger's Sturge-Weber Center
Feb 14 2011
Two new research studies find involuntary movements in the hands and fingers are measurable markers offering insights into the neurobiology of ADHD
Jan 27 2011
Taxol stabilizes growing nerve cells and reduces the barrier of scar tissue