Down Syndrome Clinic and Research Center

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.

Down Syndrome Clinic and Research Center

Having a family member with Down syndrome is a unique and personal journey. Although this journey can be a blend of beauty, creativity, and joyous celebration, families also encounter uncertainties about what the future may hold. The Down Syndrome Clinic and Research Center (DSCRC) at the Kennedy Krieger Institute provides interdisciplinary and comprehensive evaluations and services from birth to adulthood to patients from all over the United States with challenges that include:

Related Materials and Information

New Findings Validate the Accuracy of Autism Diagnosis in Children with Down Syndrome

October 4, 2011
Study shows DSM criteria can be used to identify autism in children with Down syndrome.

October 4, 2011 (Baltimore, MD) -- New findings from a 16-year study confirm that the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the gold-standard for the classification of mental health conditions, can be used to accurately identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children with Down syndrome, according to research from Kennedy Krieger Institute.

BWI Run/Walk to Continue 25-Year Tradition of Raising Funds for Children With Down Syndrome

August 16, 2011
The annual BWI 4-Mile Run/2-Mile Family Fun Walk to benefit Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic

(Baltimore, MD) – For the past 25 years over 25,000 runners and walkers have laced up their shoes to raise over $500,000 for children with Down syndrome. On Sunday, September 25th, Northrop Grumman and Kennedy Krieger will team up once again for the BWI Run/Walk event, which benefits Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic. The family friendly event features two courses including a 4-Mile Run and a 2-Mile Family Walk; runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to attend and participate.

Down Syndrome

To find patient care programs and faculty treating Down Syndrome at Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as research investigating this disorder, please see the right-hand column below. Additional helpful information, including definitions, symptoms, Institute press releases, Potential magazine articles, and other resources outside the Institute, have also been provided for readers on this page.

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