Down Syndrome Clinic

BWI Run/Walk for Down Syndrome

Sep 30 2012 - 7:30am - 1:30pm

Lace up your sneakers and race to the finish line with Northrop Grumman and Kennedy Krieger Institute on Sunday, September 30th for the 26th Annual BWI Run/Walk. Northrop Grumman and Kennedy Krieger Institute will once again partner together to host the annual event, which raises money for Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic. The family-friendly event welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to participate in the four-mile run and two-mile family walk.

Runners And Walkers Join Together For Kids With Down Syndrome

September 13, 2012
26th annual BWI Run/Walk to benefit Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic

(Baltimore, MD) – Lace up your sneakers and race to the finish line with Northrop Grumman and Kennedy Krieger Institute on Sunday, September 30th for the 26th Annual BWI Run/Walk. Northrop Grumman and Kennedy Krieger Institute will once again partner together to host the annual event, which raises money for Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic. The family-friendly event welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to participate in the four-mile run and two-mile family walk.

BWI Airport Run

Sep 25 2011 (All day)

The BWI Airport Run/Walk benefits local Down syndrome parent groups and Kennedy Krieger’s Down Syndrome Clinic. The annual event allows runners to explore a unique and challenging 5K course around BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Northrop Grumman. The 2 mile walking course is flat and geared for families. Additional festivities include entertainment, refreshments and prizes. For more information visit http://www.es.northropgrumman.com/airportrun/index.html.

Research Frontiers: Trials of the Mind

Holly Lewis
Maddux
Kennedy Krieger Researchers Hope That Advancements in Alzheimer's Disease Will Address Early Memory Loss and Other Symptoms in Individuals with Down Syndrome

PrescriptionResearchers at Kennedy Krieger Institute are investigating two experimental treatments that it is hoped will slow or stop the progress of Alzheimer's disease in people with Down syndrome.

Sensory Integration: Observations of Children with Down Syndrome and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

by Mary Lashno, OTR

For many children with Down syndrome and autistic spectrum disorder (DS-ASD), sensory integration (SI) is one intervention to consider. Many times, the way a child with DS-ASD behaves or reacts is because he processes sensory information from the situation differently than other children. This article explains sensory integration, how it effects behavior in children with DS-ASD and offers some suggestions for common sensory-related behaviors for you can use while you set up an appropriate SI program with a trained therapist.

Changing Behavior & Teaching New Skills

by Naomi Swiezy, PhD

Taking your child to a clinic for an evaluation is an intimidating process. Often a variety of diagnoses or labels are discussed and considered, confusing the big picture you have of your child. You leave with one question: "Now what do I do about it?" This article will address this issue by presenting practical tips for managing your child's inappropriate behaviors while also teaching some appropriate behaviors and alternative skills.

BWI 5k Run/2-Mile Family Fun Walk to Raise Funds for Children With Down Syndrome

August 23, 2010
24th annual BWI Run/Walk to benefit Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic

Sunday, September 26, 2010

(Baltimore, MD) -Northrop Grumman will once again partner with the BWI Airport and other local sponsors to host the 24th Annual BWI Run/Walk, which benefits the Kennedy Krieger Institute's Down Syndrome Clinic. The family friendly event features two courses, a 5K Run and a 2-Mile Family Fun Walk, as well as a raffles and other activities for all ages. In addition to runner and school challenge awards, there will also be entertainment, food, beverages, and impressive prizes.

Kennedy Krieger Institute's Down Syndrome Clinic Celebrates 20 Years

July 23, 2010
The event took place in the new Outpatient Center at 801 N. Broadway, overlooking the therapy garden.

On Friday, June 25 patients, families and staff joined Dr. George Capone to celebrate 20 years of achievements of the Down Syndrome Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute. The event took place in the new Outpatient Center at 801 N. Broadway, overlooking the therapy garden. Guests listened as Dr. Capone, Institute President & CEO Dr. Gary Goldstein, patients and staff shared stories and offered thanks for the decades of dedication found among the attendees.

Syndicate content