The Office of Health, Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (O-HEID) exists to uphold Kennedy Krieger Institute’s commitment to a culture of health, equity, diversity, and inclusion for everyone we serve.
This clinic offers evaluation and treatment to improve fine motor skills, oral motor and feeding skills, hand-eye and body coordination, strength and sensory processing. The goal of the clinic is to help patients achieve increased ease in activities of daily living through technology, therapeutic intervention and the use of adaptive equipment, as needed.
The Occupational Therapy Department provides evaluation and treatment to improve clients' fine motor skills, activities of daily living (including eating, dressing, hygiene, toileting and play activities), oral motor skills and adaptive seating needs.
This clinic evaluates children for orthopedic problems such as gait disorders, subluxation of the hips and scoliosis. Children are also evaluated for appropriate treatment options that could include surgical interventions such as selective dorsal rhizotomy, intrathecal baclofen pump placement and deep brain stimulation.
The Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinic diagnoses, treats and manages children and adults with osteogenesis imperfecta and related inherited disorders.