The Physically Challenged Sports Program offers a range of programs that are both competitive and recreational to fit a range of abilities. Through these activities, children and adults achieve goals many thought were impossible.
The Angelman Syndrome Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary clinical program focused on treating people with a genetically confirmed diagnosis of either Angelman syndrome (AS) or maternal 15q duplication (dup15q) syndrome.
The Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at Kennedy Krieger Institute incorporates dogs in therapy sessions with the goal of improving patients’ social, emotional, physical and/or cognitive functioning. Dogs can be used during therapy for both motivational and educational purposes.
Aquatics is used as a treatment modality throughout the rehabilitation process. The water allows patients to escape the limitations of gravity, helps them to become stronger and provides them with the ability to do more in the pool than they can on land, so they can more quickly achieve their therapeutic goals. Aquatics is used as a treatment modality throughout the rehabilitation process. The water allows patients to escape the limitations of gravity, helps them to become stronger and provides them with the ability to do more in the pool than they can on land, so they can more quickly achieve their therapeutic goals.
A team of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists and physical therapists work with rehabilitation technology specialists to provide services and equipment, such as power wheelchairs and communication systems, to patients.
The Ataxia and Cerebellar Disorders Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute is one of the few clinics in the country that take an interdisciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of ataxia and cerebellar disorders in children.
Kennedy Krieger audiologists specialize in hearing evaluations of patients from birth to 21 years of age, including children with complex developmental and medical conditions.
This interdisciplinary clinic is one of the few programs in the world dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with Barth syndrome. Experts from a wide range of medical specialties collaborate to provide a full range of care.
The Batten Disease Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute focuses on diagnosing and treating people with Batten disease.
Behavior Health Services for Military Families provides health services targeting the unique needs of children and families of service members -- Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve and Veteran.