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 Baltimore Early Head Start

Southeast Early Head Start is a comprehensive program that offers an intensive set of core services to pregnant women and children up to age three. A case management system maintains the strengths of the family support approach and links the services to each other and the families they serve.

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.