Autism and Related Disorders

Reading with Your Child: How to Make Books Fun and Interactive for Children with ASD

May 20 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
3rd Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

There are many challenges that parents and/or caregivers face when reading with their children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In this presentation, we will discuss strategies to enhance children's participation and engagement, while also teaching parents and/or caregivers ways in which they can promote language and social interaction while reading with their children.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Supports for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Apr 14 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
3rd Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

For children with severe communication impairments, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can provide another means for connecting with family members, friends and teachers. This presentation will help parents and family members understand the AAC evaluation process, the importance of linking assessment results to intervention, the range of options for AAC supports, and how to obtain funding for these supports.

The Building Blocks of Social Skills

Mar 4 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building, 3rd Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

IEP Mini-Series for Parents: How to Become an Informed Essential Parent Team Member - Part 2

Jan 31 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

707 N. Broadway
Room 510
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Come join us for our two part IEP mini-series! Trainings will be held on January 24, 2015 and January 31, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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


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


Presenter:  Emily Driscoll-Roe, LCSW-C

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