Autism Spectrum Disorders

Navigating the Special Education Process

Jun 13 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

About the Event:

Presented by Rachel E. Stafford, Esq., this training will help families and clinicians understand the special education process and rights available under federal and state law. In addition to discussing the special education process, the presentation will briefly discuss recent developments in Maryland law and pending legislative initiatives.

Breaking Autism's Silence, Two Wheels and One Step at a Time

April 10, 2012
Kennedy Krieger's Annual Bike Ride, Nature Walk and Family Fun Festival to Support Autism Research

BALTIMORE, MD -- In honor of Autism Awareness Month, friends and families will join together, on bike and by foot, at Kennedy Krieger Institute's annual ROAR for Autism event Sunday, April 29 at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, Md. Kennedy Krieger Institute is one of the nation's leaders in autism research, and strives to improve the lives of children with autism through cutting edge research and care.

Baltimore City Hall to Be Bathed in Blue for Autism Awareness Month

April 2, 2012
As Part of the International "Light It Up Blue" Campaign, Mayor Rawlings-Blake Partners with Kennedy Krieger Institute to Illuminate Baltimore City Hall

(Baltimore, MD) -- Once again, as part of a joint effort between Kennedy Krieger Institute and the City of Baltimore, Baltimore City Hall will be lit in blue for the entire month of April in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. On April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day, Baltimore City Hall will flip the switch to take part in Light It Up Blue and shine a bright spotlight on autism, a complex, life altering, developmental disorder affecting more than 1.5 million Americans.

"Could My Child Have Autism?" Ten Signs of Possible Autism-Related Delays in 6- to 12-Month-Old Children

March 26, 2012
Kennedy Krieger Expert Advises Parents on What to Look for During Playtime

Rebecca Landa, PhD, CCC-SLPThough autism is often not diagnosed until the age of three, some children begin to show signs of developmental delay before they turn a year old.

New Data Show Children with Autism Bullied Three Times More Frequently than Their Unaffected Siblings

March 26, 2012
The Interactive Autism Network reports 63 percent of children with autism have been bullied

BALTIMORE, MD -- Today, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN),, the nation's largest online autism research initiative and a project of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, reports preliminary results of the first national survey to examine the impact of bullying on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Research Discussion with Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Community Scientific Liaison Dr. Connie Anderson

March 26, 2012
Topic: First-ever national survey to examine the impact of bullying on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Interactive Autism Network (IAN)The Interactive Autism Network (IAN) -- -- the nation's largest online autism research project headquartered at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, reported preliminary results of the first

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  • Research Discussion with Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Director Dr. Paul Law

    March 26, 2012
    Topic: Interactive Autism Network's 5-year anniversary

    Dr. Paul LawApril 2012 marks the fifth anniversary of the IAN Project -- -- which has connected tens of thousands of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families with researchers nationwide to accelerate the pace of autism research.

    Ambry Genetics Reports Specific Results from Clinical Diagnostic Exome Testing of Patients at Kennedy Krieger Institute

    February 29, 2012
    First Test of its Kind in Industry Yields Promising Results

    ALISO VIEJO, CA, and BALTIMORE, MD -- Ambry Genetics, a global leader in genetic services with a focus on clinical diagnostics and genomics, announces specific results from one of three recent diagnoses using its proprietary new Clinical Diagnostic Exome™.

    Kennedy Krieger Institute to Host Multiple Trainings and Events for Autism Awareness Month

    March 13, 2012

    BALTIMORE, MD -- April is Autism Awareness Month and Kennedy Krieger Institute will host a series of events, including free lectures and trainings by some of the nation's top autism experts for the benefit of local professionals, parents and families. Autism is a developmental disability that affects the ability of 1 in 88 children to communicate, understand language and relate to others. Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism & Related Disorders invites the community to the following:

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