Our philosophy emphasizes individualized care, using innovative approaches and evidence-based therapies. We strive to help each patient maximize their potential for recovery, with the goal of successful transition back to home, school, and community life.

Overview of Rehabilitation Programs:

Rehabilitation is a cornerstone of everything we do at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Founded in 1937 as the Children's Rehabilitation Institute, Kennedy Krieger is an international resource with a strong tradition of providing comprehensive rehabilitation services for children and young adults with disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system. Depending on a patient's needs, we offer patient care in a variety of settings through our Rehabilitation Continuum of Care for children with both acute and chronic rehabilitation needs. Areas of Specialization include:

Inpatient Programs:

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit provides comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment, evaluation, and follow-up services, including 24-hour medical, nursing, and respiratory care, and intensive therapy services for patients with decreased function due to a variety of causes, including:

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Chronic pain
  • Complex medical conditions
  • Orthopedic surgery


Outpatient Programs:

Diagnostic, Treatment, Follow-Up Programs

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2022 Outcome Data

Kennedy Krieger Institute offers an individualized approach to treatment that is based on an interdisciplinary team model. This model enables our team to monitor and review quality of care to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

View outcome data for our rehabilitation programs and learn more about the patients we serve and their experiences at the Institute:

View Community Rehabilitation Program Data

View Complex Physical Rehabilitation Program Data