Kennedy Krieger Institute: Helping Those with Developmental Disorders and Injuries Unlock Their Potential



Helping Individuals with Developmental Disorders and Injuries Unlock Their Potential

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system through:

Patient Care--Specialists from various fields and disciplines work together to evaluate, diagnose, and create individualized treatment plans to guide patients and families through all stages of care.

Research and Professional Training--Our innovative research and professional training programs are leading the way in the understanding, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of developmental disabilities.

Special Education--We offer a number of school-based, hospital-based, and recreational programs designed to unlock the promise inside our students through innovative and customized educational approaches.

Community--We are committed to helping people with developmental disabilities achieve their potential and enjoy success in community life by providing access to resources, services, and model programs.

Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., Named President and CEO of Kennedy Krieger Institute

We’re thrilled to welcome Bradley L. Schlaggar, M.D., Ph.D., to the Kennedy Krieger family as our next President and CEO.

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A free resource that provides access to information and support for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.