Intellectual Disorders

The 37th Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities Conference

Mar 23 2015 (All day) - Mar 25 2015 (All day)

Intersection of Chronic Disease and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Turner Auditorium
720 Rutland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21205

7th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum - The 2013 Lynn Speedie Lectureship

Apr 1 2013 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Outpatient Clinical Building
Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 North Broadway, Room 202
Baltimore, MD

About The Event:

Kennedy Krieger Institute is proud to present the 2013 Lynn Speedie Lectureship in conjunction with the 7th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum. Dr. Maureen Dennis, PhD will present the keynote address for the forum followed by a poster session.

Keynote Address: “Plasticity, Homeostasis and Age in Childhood Brain Disorders”

3:30pm - Keynote Address

Ambry Genetics Reports Specific Results from Clinical Diagnostic Exome Testing of Patients at Kennedy Krieger Institute

February 29, 2012
First Test of its Kind in Industry Yields Promising Results

ALISO VIEJO, CA, and BALTIMORE, MD -- Ambry Genetics, a global leader in genetic services with a focus on clinical diagnostics and genomics, announces specific results from one of three recent diagnoses using its proprietary new Clinical Diagnostic Exome™.

Research Frontiers: Greater Than the Sum

Kennedy Krieger Researcher Studies the Underlying Causes of Math Learning Disability in School-Age Children

Dr. Michele MazzoccoAsk a young child what the toughest subject is in school, and he is likely to say math or reading. While there have been thousands of studies on reading disabilities and, consequently, methods developed for overcoming them there have been far fewer on math dysfunction. Michèle M. M.

A School of Real World Experiences

Unique Work-Based Learning program of the Career and Technology Center Results in Graduates Who Are Highly Qualified to Get, Keep Jobs

High School Students Ebony Wilkens and Larry BruceAcross the country, young adults preparing to enter the workforce are feeling the sting of a tight job market. Competition for employment is stiff for the brightest, most talented youth, much less young adults with learning, emotional and neurological problems.

The Next Generation

Each Year, Hundreds of Professionals Come to Kennedy Krieger for Invaluable Training

Professional Training at Kennedy KriegerWhen today's Kennedy Krieger Institute first opened its doors in 1967, its leaders were expected to continue and improve the state-of-the-art treatment services already available to children with cerebral palsy at the Children's Rehabilitation Institute, the original facility that became Kennedy Krieger, and to extend those services to children with a variety of other neurodevelopment

Kennedy Krieger Institute's Dr. Paul Lipkin Selected for Prestigious National Health Policy Fellowship

July 15, 2010
Dr. Paul Lipkin is among six Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

(Baltimore, MD)-The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of all Americans, has chosen Dr. Paul Lipkin, Director of Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Development and Learning, for a highly coveted National Health Policy Fellowship. As America's health care system enters a period of dramatic change, and the lives of millions are impacted by the nation's health policy, Dr.

Kennedy Krieger High School Students Gear Up for Kinetic Sculpture Race

April 17, 2003
5th annual event sponsored by the American Visionary Art Museum unleashes the creativity in students

Baltimore, MD - In the halls of the Kennedy Krieger High School Career and Technology Center, many students chat about plans for Spring Break or the latest pop star. However, the first thing on the minds of most students in the Technology Education class is the April 26 Kinetic Sculpture Race. The students are busy putting the finishing touches on their made-from-scratch Bulldog vehicle entrant.

Kennedy Krieger School Career and Technology Center Receives $100,000 Grant From the Bank of America Foundation to Support its Financial and Consumer Services Program

September 24, 2002
BALTIMORE The Bank of America Foundation announced today a grant of $100,000 to the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the balance of a $250,000 donation made in 1999 to support the Kennedy Krieger School Career and Technology Center's (CTC) Retail and Consumer Services program.

BALTIMORE-The Bank of America Foundation announced today a grant of $100,000 to the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the balance of a $250,000 donation made in 1999 to support the Kennedy Krieger School Career and Technology Center's (CTC) Retail and Consumer Services program.

Intellectual Disability

To find patient care programs and faculty treating intellectual disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as research investigating this disorder, please see the right-hand column below. Additional helpful information, including definitions, symptoms, Institute press releases, Potential magazine articles, and other resources outside the Institute, have also been provided for readers on this page.

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