DSCRC Press Releases

For more information about how special initiatives at Kennedy Krieger Institute's Down Syndrome Clinic and Research Center (DSCRC) are helping patients with the disorder reach their full potential and function as independently as possible in family, school, and community life, please click on the links listed below.

New Findings Validate the Accuracy of Autism Diagnosis in Children with Down Syndrome
(Press Release: October 4, 2011)
Study shows DSM criteria can be used to identify autism in children with Down syndrome.

BWI Run/Walk to Continue 25-Year Tradition of Raising Funds for Children with Down Syndrome
(Press Release: August 16, 2011)
The annual BWI 4-Mile Run/2-Mile Family Fun Walk to benefit Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic

BWI 5K Run/2-Mile Family Fun Walk to Raise Funds for Children with Down Syndrome
(Press Release: August 23, 2010)
24th annual BWI Run/Walk to benefit Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic

Kennedy Krieger Institute's Down Syndrome Clinic Celebrates 20 Years
(Press Release: July 23, 2010)
The event took place in the new Outpatient Center at 801 N. Broadway, overlooking the therapy garden.

Pediatric News: Delivering A Diagnosis of Down Syndrome
(Press Release: January 2009)
That a newborn child possibly has Down syndrome is an unexpected piece of news that represents a turning point for most couples, and delivering this news may challenge any physician.