Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Introduction to the Common Core State Standards

Apr 28 2014 - 9:30am - 10:30am

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

About the Event:

This is a free training for parents on the Common Core State Standards. We will review the rationale behind the creation of the Common Core State Standards, examine key curricular shifts and discuss implementation for students with special needs.

Presenters:

Sandi Jenkins, MS Ed
Principal

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

ADHD Symptoms in ASD – Symptom Evaluation and Medication Choice

Apr 23 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 describe the symptom evaluation and medication choices for children with ADHD symptoms in context of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Presenters: Rajneesh Mahajan, MD

Gastrointestinal (GI) Problems in Children with ASD

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

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

About the Event:

GI concerns are common in children with ASD. 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.

Presenters:Eric Levey, MD

Sleep Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Apr 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:

Lots of children have problems with sleep. But children with autism often face more challenges with sleep than their peers. Learn more about sleep disorders and how they can affect children with autism in this session.

Presenters:Jennifer Accardo, MD, MSCE

14th Annual Autism Conference: Autism - Transforming the Future

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

North Baltimore Plaza Hotel
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, Maryland 21093

Making Sense of Sensory Processing

Apr 9 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

About the Event:

Attendees will be able to define sensory processing, define each sensory system, understand the characteristics of Sensory Processing Disorder as well as attain sensory strategies to enhance a child’s ability to successfully engage in activities of daily living.

Presenters:Meghan Hinderer, MOT, OTR/L and Sarah Welch MS, OTR/L

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.

Trenditions Cut-A-Thon Autism Fundraiser 2014

Apr 20 2014 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

Trenditions Salon
1834 E. Joppa Road
Parkville, MD 21234

About This Event:

Trenditions Salon will hold a cut-a-thon on Sunday, April 20, 2014 (10 a.m. - 7 p.m.) to benefit children with autism at Kennedy Krieger Institute.  

$25 donation = Shampoo, Cut & Style

$15 donation - Shampoo & Style

Appointments are strongly recommended. Raffles & 50/50's sold prior to and day of the event. 

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