The Neurobehavioral Continuum of Care consists of several interrelated programs that provide treatment services for individuals with developmental disabilities and a variety of behavior disorders.
The Neurobehavioral Unit is a 16-bed inpatient unit that serves individuals with developmental disabilities who are self-injurious, aggressive and displaying other severe and highly treatment-resistant behavioral disorders. The program's treatment approach is data-based, intensive and unique in that it involves the integration of applied behavioral analysis and pharmacological interventions.
This program offers a range of outpatient services for children and adults with severe problem behaviors who present a risk of injury to themselves and others, have not responded to previous interventions, or are at risk for restrictive placement.
This clinic provides diagnostic services, therapeutic interventions and genetic counseling for a broad spectrum of disorders affecting the brain and central nervous system. The clinic's neurologists also conduct innovation research, including genomic mapping, related to many of these conditions.
The Neuropsychiatry in Epilespy program is a speciality program for children and adolescents with behavioral complications associated with epilepsy. The program combines neurology and psychiatry to address mental health problems that may co-occur with seizure disorders.
The Neuropsychlogy Department features inpatient and outpatient programs that strive to provide comprehensive assessment services to care for children with a range of developmental, attention, learning, cognitive, emotional and behavioral concerns.
Outpatient assessment clinics provide evaluations of individuals ranging in age from infancy to young adulthood. All department services apply professional expertise to understanding development and function, and emphasize targeted treatment recommendations to families, schools, and other...
The pediatric neurosurgery program at Kennedy Krieger Institute diagnoses and treats children with diseases and disorders of the brain and spinal cord and offers individualized care for a variety of disorders.
Nutrition Department staff members provide evaluations and ongoing treatment to patients in outpatient, inpatient and day treatment settings and help facilitate each patient's optimal nutritional health and well being.
This clinic provides nutrition assessment, education, intervention and monitoring to help children achieve optimal nutrition and health.