Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Partners with Kennedy Krieger Institute to Illuminate Baltimore City Hall for Autism Awareness Month; Part of International “Light It Up Blue” Campaign

March 30, 2015

BALTIMORE, MD – Baltimore City Hall will be bathed in blue lights during the month of April, as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joins the Kennedy Krieger Institute to recognize the millions of families facing the challenges of autism. On April 2, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Awareness Month, Baltimore City Hall will flip the switch to take part in Light It Up Blue – shining a bright spotlight on autism, a complex, life altering, developmental disorder affecting as many as 1 in 68 children in the U.S.

“ROAR”ing to Help Further Autism Research

March 25, 2015
Kennedy Krieger’s 11th annual ROAR for Autism fundraiser to return featuring a 5k run/road race, fun walk and family festival

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 26 at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, MD. Families and supporters will come together to run, walk and 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.

Honestly Autism Day

Apr 18 2015 (All day)

Radisson Hotel North Baltimore
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093

The Kennedy Krieger School Programs and the Center for Autism and Related Disorders are both proud sponsors of Honestly Autism Day.

Parents, family, caregivers, and individuals with autism come together for activities, learning, and fun to celebrate Autism Awareness Month.

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) 20th Anniversary

Apr 20 2015 (All day) - Apr 26 2015 (All day)

Happy Birthday CARD!

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) is celebrating its 20th anniversary by aiming to raise $200,000 for autism research

Your contribution will support research focused on:

Taking Action to Sustain the Level of Care for Our Loved Ones: Peace of Mind Knowing You Are Doing the Right Thing

Jun 3 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

Gastrointestinal (GI) Problems in Children with ASD

Apr 22 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

GI concerns are common in children with ASD.

Presenter: Eric Levey, M.D.

Dr. Levey will discuss the common problems and management as well as some of the theories about the relationship of ASD to the GI tract.

Insights into Early Brain and Behavior Development in Autism

Apr 7 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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

5th Annual ROAR Distinguished Scholar Lecture

presented by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Scientific Lecture - Insights into Early Brain and Behavior Development in Autism

Apr 7 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Bloomberg Children's Center
Bloomberg 12N, Room #12331
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

5th Annual ROAR Distinguished Scholar Lecture

presented by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Sleep Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Apr 1 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

Many children have problems with sleep. This presentation will help family members, friends and teachers develop a greater understanding of the sleep challenges children with autism often face. Come learn more about sleep disorders and how they can affect children with autism.

Paint for Autism

Apr 17 2015 - 7:00pm

Bennett Gymnasium
Kennedy Krieger Institute
3835 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211

In honor of Autism Awarness month and ROAR for Autism, the Kennedy Krieger Center for Autism and Related Disorders has partnered with Painted Palette Baltimore to host “Paint for Autism.” A custom Autism Awareness painting is being created exclusively for this event, and a qualified Painted Palette Instructor will show everyone how to create the masterpiece themselves!

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