Autism

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

Sep 16 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.

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

STAR Training: Getting an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis: Where do I go from here?

Sep 16 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

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

ABOUT THE EVENT:

Cathy Groshan will present in-depth information about autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and discuss resources available in Maryland.  Questions from the audience are welcomed. After the presentation, the speaker will provide handouts that offer guidance related to getting a diagnosis, finding services, the education system and more.

Transition Success Story: James Williams III

by Kristina
Rolfes
August 2, 2013
James is redefining his potential thanks to more than 15 years of services at Kennedy Krieger, and parents who actively sought out vocational, employment, and social opportunities in the community.

James Williams IIIDoctors once told James Williams’s parents their son should be institutionalized due to his severe intellectual disability and autism. Now 22, James is employed and has an active social life.

Transition Success Story: Benjamin Range

by Allison
Eatough
August 2, 2013
Early guidance from the Center for Development and Learning helped Benjamin Range on the path to a master’s degree, despite autism.

Ben Range at his graduation from Duquesne UniversityBenjamin Range, 25, always knew he was good at history and science. He just didn’t know why until he met with the specialists at Kennedy Krieger’s Center for Development and Learning.

Transitioning into the Great Unknown: Adulthood

August 2, 2013
Navigating the path to adulthood can be at turns frustrating, overwhelming, and rewarding.

By: Allison Eatough and Kristina Rolfes

Using iPads in the Classroom

Nov 6 2013 - 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!

Presenter: Deidre Rabuck, M.S.

Motorcycle Toy Ride

Sep 22 2013 (All day)

The Harley Store
8845 Pulaski Highway
Middle River, MD 21220

About the Event:

The annual Motorcycle Toy Ride is held every fall to donate toys to the children of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Inpatient Unit and Autism program. For more than 10 years motorcycle riders from all across the region meet at the Harley Davidson Store, on Route 40 East, before the motorcade arrives at the Broadway Campus of Kennedy Krieger Institute to greet the children with toys and good cheer. 

Online Video To Help Physicians, Parents Recognize Early Signs Of Autism Released To Maryland Pediatricians

June 11, 2013
Kennedy Krieger Institute and Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics partner to provide video tutorial to pediatricians statewide

BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Kennedy Krieger Institute and Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced today that a first-of-its-kind, free online video tutorial on early autism recognition will be distributed to member pediatricians throughout the state.

Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Baltimore

Oct 26 2013 (All day)

M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

About the Event:

A representative from Kennedy Krieger Institute will be attending the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event on October 26, 2013 in Baltimore, MD. Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a fun-filled, family friendly event and is our single most powerful force to fund vital research that will lead us to the answers we need. Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

Walk Now for Autism Speaks: DC

Nov 2 2013 (All day)

National Mall
Washington, DC 20565

About the Event:

A representative from Kennedy Krieger Institute will be attending the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event on November 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a fun-filled, family friendly event and is our single most powerful force to fund vital research that will lead us to the answers we need. Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism Speaks.

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