Children's Rights and Responsibilities

You have the right to:

  • Be treated kindly and with respect.
  • Have your questions answered in words you understand.
  • Be as comfortable and pain-free as possible.
  • Be safe.
  • Be called the name you like.
  • Know the names of the people who take care of you.
  • Make your own choices whenever possible.
  • Have your parent or caregiver with you as much as possible.
  • Have someone speak to you in the language you know best, whenever possible.
  • As much privacy as possible.

You are responsible for:

  • Speaking with your team when you have any questions.
  • Being honest.
  • Letting us know when you are in pain.
  • Telling us about anything that is bothering you.
  • Treating staff and others with respect.
  • Following rules and guidelines.
  • Keeping information about other people private. Do not make video or audio recordings or take photos of other children, family members, or staff without permission.
  • Leaving all valuables at home.

If you have any questions or concerns about your visit, please call 443-923-2640 or email Guest_Relations@kennedykrieger.org. 

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