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The Art of Unlocking Potential

Apr 24 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Herbert Bearman Community Art Gallery
1417 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

About This Event:

During the entire month of April, Kennedy Krieger Institute will be showcasing artwork that has been designed and created by our students. This event is a FREE opening reception hosted by Bear Givers.

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Attendees of all ages will have the opportunity to purchase the artwork and all proceeds will benefit the various school programs participating in the exhibit.

Autographs

November 12, 2013
Special education teacher Katie Cascio is inspired by a student who comes into his own at Kennedy Krieger High School.

DeVant Capers with his teacher, Katie CascioI was lucky enough to meet DeVante—a shy, reserved student with autism spectrum disorder—during my first year as an assistant teacher at

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  • The Art of Unlocking Potential

    Apr 17 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Herbert Bearman Community Art Gallery
    1417 Thames Street
    Baltimore, MD 21231

    About This Event:

    During the entire month of April, Kennedy Krieger Institute will be showcasing artwork that has been designed and created by our students. This event is a FREE opening reception hosted by Bear Givers.

    Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Attendees of all ages will have the opportunity to purchase the artwork and all proceeds will benefit the various school programs participating in the exhibit.

    The Evolution of Kevin Sargeant

    July 8, 2011
    High school’s work-based learning program provided more than just an education—it offered a future he never imagined possible.

    Kevin SargeantGiven a choice, Kevin Sargeant says he could do without all of the independence and opportunities that adulthood promises. But adulthood, it seems, is coming for him nonetheless.

    Shooting Star

    Allison
    Eatough
    Kennedy Krieger High School student with autism secures dream internship with NASA

    Abby ReznekThere's just something about the solar system that fascinates me. It started when I was about five years old. I couldn't get enough of books and computer programs about planets, moons, and stars. I was even interested in model rockets because, in life-size form, they created a path to the great Milky Way.

    A School of Real World Experiences

    Elizabeth
    Heubeck
    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.

    Working at Play

    Holly Lewis
    Maddox
    A Child's Work Is to Play, But Not All Children Know How. Several Programs at Kennedy Krieger Teach Them -- For the Sake of More Than Just Amusement.

    Corey Opher, Jr.The playroom of Kennedy Krieger Institute's Achievements program doesn't look like a typical child's playroom. There are no blocks, books, dolls or trucks lining the shelves or scattered about the floor. In fact, the room seems practically devoid of toys, those things that inspire the imaginations of children but it's not.

    Duty, Honor, Country: Students Find Sense of Belonging in Young Marines Unit for Kids with Special Needs

    Courtney
    McGrath

    Young Marines at Kennedy Krieger High SchoolAdolescence isn't easy it's a tough road filled with all sorts of risky possibilities, from school failure and conflict with parents to more dangerous threats like involvement in drugs and gangs.

    Reversing Paralysis

    Courtney
    McGrath
    Led by World-Renowned Researcher Dr. John McDonald, A New Center at Kennedy Krieger Revolutionizes Care for Children with Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis through Activity-Based Therapy.

    Reversing ParalysisFor years, people who suffered spinal cord injuries were told that the first six months of their recovery would paint an accurate picture of how they would live the rest of their lives. If a patient recovered any movement, it would probably be in those first few months and, nearly all experts believed, improvement after two years was impossible.

    Local Special Needs School Awarded Special Scholarships

    May 10, 2001
    Administrator and Students Alike Benefit From Scholarship Awards

    BALTIMORE, MD - Kennedy Krieger School, a nationally recognized facility serving the needs of students with complex multiple learning and behavior disorders, celebrates the accomplishments of one administrator and three students. Renard Adams, a school administrator, has been awarded a $2,000 Diversity Scholarship from the National Association of Private Special Education Centers aimed at assisting young administrators. Mr. Adams, an Owings Mills resident, taught in the middle school prior to becoming an administrator and is currently working at Furman L.

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