Centers & Programs


Seating Clinic

The Seating Clinic provides seating and mobility options for patients with special needs. Therapists experienced in seating and positioning people with disabilities evaluate clients to determine their functional status, medical concerns and positioning needs, and to address any environmental and social issues patients may have related to seating.

Services - Child and Family Support

Telehealth/virtual visits The Child and Family Support Center is offering both in-person and telehealth appointments. To make an appointment, call 888-554-2080. Occupational Therapy: Our occupational therapists provide evaluations and treatment for children from birth to age 5. Treatments address a...

Sickle Cell Neurodevelopmental Clinic

This clinic assesses the neurological and developmental functioning of children with sickle cell disease. Each patient receives a full neurodevelopmental evaluation, which includes a complete neurological examination, developmental testing, a review of any outside imaging and testing, and suggestions for services or further evaluations as indicated.

Sleep Disorders Clinic and Lab

This clinic and laborartory offer interdisciplinary assessment and management for children with sleep problems, which may include snoring, diffculty falling and staying asleep, unusual behaviors during sleep and disruptive sleep schedules.

Social Work Department

Goal: Working with interdisciplinary teams of professionals, clinical social workers enable individuals and their families to utilize their natural strengths to manage the ongoing realities and stresses of disability and other emotional or medical conditions that affect individual, family and...

Southeast Early Head Start: A Therapeutic Child Care Program at the Early Childhood Development and Education Center

The Early Childhood Development and Education Center's Southeast Early Head Start program offers specialized child care services for children under the age of three whose families are experiencing a variety of high-risk factors such as community trauma, interpersonal violence, housing instability, recovery from addiction, as well as the many challenges faced by families where English is a second language.

Specialized Health Needs Interagency Collaboration (SHNIC)

Who We Are: The Specialized Health Needs Interagency Collaboration project (SHNIC) is a collaborative partnership between the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Maryland State Department of Education. The goal of SHNIC is to provide community education that facilitates the inclusion of children ages...

Spina Bifida

This center cares for children and adults with spina bifida, myelomeningocele (meningomyelocele), myelodysplasia and other related conditions of the brain and spine. The center's interdisciplinary approach provides quality medical care that focuses on optimizing health and function, preventing secondary conditions and coordinating healthcare services.

International Center for Spinal Cord Injury

The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger Institute center helps children and adults with spinal cord injuries and paralysis caused by accidents, strokes, tumors, birth defects and other causes.