The safety of our patients, staff members and visitors is our highest priority.

Scheduled events happening at Kennedy Krieger, or in other locations, may be impacted by the ongoing and rapidly changing COVID-19 outbreak.

Please continue visiting this page for continued updates on the status of CARD anniversary events.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.

It's Autism Awareness Month, a time when the world comes together to recognize those living with autism and the people who love them.

We encourage you and your family to show us your blue all month long! Whether it’s by wearing blue, or by drawing something blue, there are many ways you can participate throughout April.

We hope you’ll join as we work toward increasing understanding and acceptance for the millions of families facing the challenges of autism.

CARD Goes Blue! Autism Awareness Month Kick-Off Event

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
5 - 7 p.m.

Hosted by Founding and Executive Director, Rebecca Landa, PhD, CCC-SLP

We are in the process of reviewing this event in order to make it safer and more convenient for families.

Please stay tuned for additional information.

CANCELLED: Mahaffey's Pub Autism Awareness Month Fundraiser

Out of an abundance of caution, this event has been cancelled.

Do & Dye Salon Cut-A-Thon

Sunday, April 19
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
1834 E. Joppa Road, Parkville, MD 21234

Get a new 'do and help raise money for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) in honor of Autism Awareness Month!

Register today for Do & Dye Salon's Cut-A-Thon. Registration and salon appointments are required.

The proceeds from the Cut-A-Thon will benefit the children and families that are seen at CARD.

Cut-A-Thon Prices:

• Shampoo and Style: $15
• Shampoo, Cut, and Style: $25


FREE Sharing Treatment & Autism Resources (STAR) Trainings

After careful consideration, the upcoming STAR trainings will be facilitated via a recording and/or live stream due to the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19.

Participants will not be able to attend this training in-person.

More information and updates will be available soon. We appreciate your patience while we make these changes.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Hanah Tanenholtz at

Getting an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis: Where Do I Go From Here?

Friday, April 3, 2020
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
3901 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211

Presented by Catherine "Cathy" Groschan, LCSW-C

Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities

Friday, April 3, 2020
11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
3901 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211

Presented by Mallory Finn, Esq. & Alyssa Thorn, Esq.

The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism: From Research to Practice

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
1741 Ashland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

Presented by Calliope Holingue, PhD, ABPP

Treating Anxiety in Children with ASD

Thursday, April 16, 2020
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
1741 Ashland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

Presented by Amy Keefer, PhD, ABPP

Mental Health Crisis in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Thursday, April 23, 2020
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
1741 Ashland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

Presented by Luke Kalb, PhD

Toilet Training for Children with Autism: Strategies for Success

May 6, 2020
9 - 10 a.m.
1741 Ashland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

Presented by Elizabeth Cross, PhD

Friends of CARD Event at Angel Park

June 6, 2020

Details to Follow

20th Annual Autism Conference

Save the Date!
October 1 and 2, 2020

Learn More