Autism and Related Disorders

Kennedy Krieger Institute Will Roar To Break The Silence Of Autism

April 1, 2014
Participants put one foot—or pedal—in front of the other to raise awareness and critical research funds

BALTIMORE, MD—For Autism Awareness Month in April, Kennedy Krieger Institute will once again bring the community together for its annual fundraiser, ROAR for Autism, on Sunday, April 27 at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, MD. Through biking, running and walking, families and supporters will gather with a united “ROAR” to raise awareness and funds for research into this puzzling disorder that so often silences the voices of those affected.

Light It Up Blue - Autism Awareness Month Event

Apr 8 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

War Memorial Plaza
(located in front of City Hall)
100 N. Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD

8th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum - The 2014 Lynn Speedie Lectureship

May 8 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Outpatient Clinical Building
Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 North Broadway, Room 202
Baltimore, MD

About The Event:

Kennedy Krieger Institute is proud to present the 2014 Lynn Speedie Lectureship in conjunction with the 8th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum. 

14th Annual Autism Conference: Autism - Transforming the Future

Oct 16 2014 (All day) - Oct 17 2014 (All day)

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North Baltimore Plaza Hotel
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, Maryland 21093

ROAR for Autism 2014

Apr 27 2014 - 6:30am - 12:00pm

Oregon Ridge Park
13401 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030

ABOUT THE EVENT

Join us on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at ROAR for Autism – a bike ride, run, walk and family festival at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, MD to raise funds for autism research at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Self-Care for Caregivers and Professional Helpers

Feb 12 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

ABOUT THE EVENT:

Presenter:  Emily Driscoll-Roe, LCSW-C

Getting an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis: Where Do I Go From Here?

Dec 8 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

ABOUT THE EVENT: 

Presenter: Catherine (Cathy) G. Groschan, LCSW-C

Using iPads in the Classroom

Nov 19 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

ABOUT THE EVENT:

This presentation will provide suggestions as to how to effectively integrate iPads into instruction, as well as demonstrate several of the apps throughout. Participants will walk away with a deeper knowledge of what is out there and where to look for more apps of relevance!

Presenters: 

Finding Your Voice: A Primer For Caregivers

Jul 16 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

About the Event:

Presenter: Diane Bark, Parent and Caregiver Advocate

Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorders

May 14 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

About the Event:

In this free training for parents and professionals, participants will understand typical children’s growth, general principles of a healthy diet and the consequences of a suboptimal diet. Nutrition and feeding challenges commonly found among children with autism spectrum disorders will also be discussed.

Presenter: Andrea Heyman, MS, RD, LDN

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