Autism

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

Mar 17 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

Cathy Groschan is a clinical social worker at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI).  She will lead this discussion and take your questions about getting a diagnosis, finding services, the education system and more!

Neuropsychological Services at Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Jan 15 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: Garland Jones, Ph.D.

Lecture Series: Self-Direction and Organizational Capacity for Individualized Services-- Session II

Jan 11 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Self-Advocacy in Life, Directing and Managing Supports

The Arc Prince George's County
1401 McCormick Drive
Conference Rooms A & B
Largo, MD 20774

About the Event:

Presenter: Melonee Clark

What is Transition Planning for a Teen with an ASD Diagnosis?

Dec 9 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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

ABOUT THE EVENT:

This presentation is for parents who have teens with ASD who are planning for a transition from school to college, employment, and/or community. Transition planning can be confusing and here is an opportunity to learn about the process. Resources will be shared. 

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

Dec 9 2013 - 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

The Comeback Kid

by Abigail
Green
November 13, 2013
The Neurobehavioral Unit at Kennedy Krieger helps turn around a young boy with self-injurious and aggressive behavior.

Luke McNair happyChrissy McNair describes her son Luke, 13, as “one of the happiest kids I’ve ever met.” He usually wakes up in a good mood and likes cracking jokes with his two brothers. He loves Top-40 music and animals, and has been riding horses since he was 3 years old. “The best word for him is passionate,” says his mother.

Autographs

November 12, 2013
Special education teacher Katie Cascio is inspired by a student who comes into his own at Kennedy Krieger High School.

DeVant Capers with his teacher, Katie CascioI was lucky enough to meet DeVante—a shy, reserved student with autism spectrum disorder—during my first year as an assistant teacher at

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  • US News & World Report: A Third of Autistic Children Also Have ADHD

    June 5, 2013
    Kennedy Krieger research shows that nearly one-third of children with autism also have ADHD.

    About a third of children who have autism also have symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a study released Wednesday. According to researchers at the Baltimore-based Kennedy Krieger Institute, which studies autism, the two disorders may be somehow linked. 
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    NBC4: Autism Screenings for Infants

    May 29, 2013
    A television segment spotlights our Center for Autism’s initiative to provide free developmental assessments to baby siblings most at risk of developing autism.

    If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, there's a 1 in 5 chance that your child's younger sibling will also have one. Now some doctors are offering free screenings for infant siblings in hopes that those who need treatment will get it sooner.
    Watch online

    ABC7: Protect Our Children

    April 6, 2013
    Dr. Paul Law discusses our Interactive Autism Network’s research findings on children with autism who wander from safe places.

    Dr. Paul Law, co-author of a recent study by the Kennedy Krieger Institute, speaks to a phenomenon known as wandering. Alison Singer, Co-Founder & President of the Autism Science Foundation describes her own experiences with her 15 year old daughter and how more than 49% of autistic children have been put at risk by this behavior.
    Watch online.

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