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Researchers at Kennedy Krieger Studying Efficacy of Energy Therapy

June 10, 2003
Form of alternative therapy complements traditional medicine for pediatric patients with developmental disabilities

Baltimore - Researchers at Kennedy Krieger are the first in the country to scientifically study the effectiveness of a nontraditional therapy, called "energy therapy," on children with developmental disabilities.

2008 Bwi Run/Walk Benefits Children With Down Syndrome at Kennedy Krieger Institute

September 15, 2008
Event Celebrates 22nd Anniversary Featuring Family Fun and Prizes
What: 22nd Annual BWI Run/Walk Event
Northrop Grumman partners with BWI Airport and other local sponsors to host their annual run/walk event benefiting the Kennedy Krieger Institute's Down Syndrome Clinic.

The event features two courses, a 4-Mile Run and a 2-Mile Family Walk, along with runner and school challenge awards, entertainment, food and beverages, and impressive prizes.

Leadership and Excellence Prompt Kennedy Krieger Institute to Create Internet Strategic Plan

January 24, 2001
Integrated Marketing Solutions (IMS) Hired To Develop Plan and New Site

BALTIMORE, MD - Kennedy Krieger Institute, an internationally recognized leader in services, research, training and education for children with disorders of the brain, has contracted with Baltimore-based Integrated Marketing Solutions (IMS) to develop a comprehensive Internet Strategic Plan and website that better represents the valuable resources provided by the Institute.

Sailing to Independence

May 16, 2002
Downtown Sailing Center Brings Freedom to Children with Disabilities

BALTIMORE, MD - An innovative program of the Downtown Sailing Center is giving children with traumatic brain injuries at Kennedy Krieger Institute and other organizations the opportunity to sail, freely and independently, through the use of specially adapted boats.

Kennedy Krieger Institute Withdraws Bid To Manage City School

February 7, 2000
Institute Offers to Consult on Special Education Issues as Needed

BALTIMORE, MD - February 4, 2000, Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) announces that it will not proceed to the next stage in the selection process for the management of three city schools under the state reconstitution process. Kennedy Krieger notified the Maryland Department of Education of the decision late Thursday.

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.

Kennedy Krieger Institute Announces New Leadership, Members to Board of Directors

June 5, 2002
Board Gets New Chair, Vice-Chair and Four New Members

BALTIMORE, MD- Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) announces the appointment of a new chair and vice-chair to its Board of Directors. Robert Lawless, chairman of McCormick and Company, has succeeded Henry Rosenberg, chairman of the board of Rosemore, Inc., as chairman of the Kennedy Krieger board, and Henry Hagan, president and CEO of Monumental Life Insurance Company, has been elected vice-chair.

Graduation for Kennedy Krieger Institute High School

June 4, 2002
Second and Largest Graduation for the Fledgling School

BALTIMORE, MD - At 12:30 p.m. on June 7, twelve students from the Kennedy Krieger High School/Career and Technology Center will receive their diplomas, armed with the knowledge to succeed in their chosen careers. The high school is located at 3825 Greenspring Ave.

National Grand Prix Taps Kennedy Krieger Institute As Official Charity Of Inaugural Race

February 1, 2002
Affiliation puts national spotlight on Baltimore-based center for children with developmental disorders

BALTIMORE, MD - The Kennedy Krieger Institute, a national and international center for children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities, has been recognized as the official charity of the National Grand Prix, an international motor sports race premiering this summer in the nation's capitol.

Growth of Deadly Brain Tumors Inhibited In Important Research Study at Kennedy Krieger Institute

April 23, 2002
Researchers are first to target system that feeds' tumors

BALTIMORE, MD - In an important new development in brain cancer research that will be recognized April 29 at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation annual meeting in Houston, researchers at Kennedy Krieger Institute have successfully inhibited the growth of deadly brain tumors in lab animals, using a novel molecular medicine.

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