Autism Spectrum Disorders

Understanding Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Jul 16 2015 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Therapeutic Foster Care
2901 E. Biddle Street
Baltimore, MD 21213

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.

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.

Parents.com: How Toddlers With Autism Behave

July 15, 2013
A new online video autism tutorial from Kennedy Krieger can help parents recognize the early signs of autism.

Given the prevalence of autism these days, both statistically (about 1 in 88 kids has it) and in the news, it’s natural for new parents to watch their babies for signs of autism. Now a new video on the early signs of autism is available free to parents, and it’s very insightful.

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!

ROAR for Autism 2015

Apr 26 2015 - 6:30am - 11:30am

Oregon Ridge Park
13401 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030

ABOUT THE EVENT

Join us on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at ROAR for Autism – a run, walk and family festival at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, MD to raise funds for autism research at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Museum Access for All: Engaging Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Feb 18 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

Filling Your Toolbox with Visual Strategies

Oct 15 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room 

Baltimore, MD 21211 

This presentation examines the learning style of children with autism spectrum disorders(ASD) and highlights the role and flexibility of using visual materials. The method of "drawing through the day" offers a way of concretizing abstract concepts to support learning and emotional regulation.  

Toilet Training in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sep 3 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room 
Baltimore, MD 21211 
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