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Kennedy Krieger Institute

Baltimore's Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally known facility that focuses on research and education related to pediatric developmental disabilities. Faculty and researchers at Kennedy Krieger focus on various specializations, including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, feeding disorders, learning disabilities and spinal cord injuries. Institute experts in various fields provide professional training across the United States and abroad. In addition to ongoing research, the institute operates more than 40 outpatient clinics around Baltimore, inpatient units for several disorders, and community programs to provide services to families. Kennedy Krieger Institute's Department o... Show more »
Baltimore's Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally known facility that focuses on research and education related to pediatric developmental disabilities. Faculty and researchers at Kennedy Krieger focus on various specializations, including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, feeding disorders, learning disabilities and spinal cord injuries. Institute experts in various fields provide professional training across the United States and abroad. In addition to ongoing research, the institute operates more than 40 outpatient clinics around Baltimore, inpatient units for several disorders, and community programs to provide services to families. Kennedy Krieger Institute's Department of Special Education offers day-school programs to students aged 3-21 with a wide range of disabilities at their Fairmount, Greenspring and Montgomery County campuses. The institute also maintains The Resource Network that shares resources and research on development disabilities including autism and related disorders across Maryland. The institute's largest fundraising effort is the Festival of Trees, which displays more than 300 decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses designed by local artists, businesses and community groups. Awards are given out and display items are sold, with the proceeds going to Kennedy Krieger Institute research, treatment and education programs. « Show less
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  • Pilot program to make DUI offenders take breath tests before driving

     
    Motorists convicted of drunk driving will have to test their breath for alcohol before they start their vehicles under a pilot program set to begin in July in Los Angeles County and three other California counties. DUI offenders convicted after......
  • Former BART officer testifies he pulled Taser before colleague fatally shot passenger

     
    A former Bay Area transit police officer testified Friday that he pulled out an electric Taser weapon and threatened to use it on a group of men as an “intimidation tactic” minutes before a fellow officer fatally shot one of......
  • BART train operator testifies in controversial shooting case

     
    A BART train operator on Monday recounted in court the chaotic moments on an Oakland train station platform immediately before and after a transit officer fatally shot an unarmed passenger who was laying face down on the ground. Keecha Williams......
  • More California school districts on the financial brink

     
    An increasing number of California school districts are edging closer to financial insolvency, state officials reported Tuesday. One immediate effect has been the layoff of teachers — probably in the thousands, although neither state officials nor the...
  • Dramatic video of BART shooting released by court

     
    Several videotapes capturing the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Oakland by a transit police officer were released Thursday by a Los Angeles court, where the officer in on trial for murder. Former Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Officer......
  • Transit officer who killed unarmed man let 'emotions dictate actions,' prosecutor says

     
    A former transit police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Oakland let his emotions dictate his actions, prosecutors said Thursday in closing arguments in the case. “The defendant’s desire to punish, his desire........
  • Federal grand jury indictment names L.A. toy company execs in money laundering scheme

     
    A federal grand jury indicted a Los Angeles toy company and three of its executives for allegedly laundering millions of dollars for Mexican and Colombian drug cartels in a scheme that "cleaned" money when the firm exported Teddy bears and......
  • BART verdict: Some family and activists not satisfied with manslaughter ruling [updated]

     
    Family members of the victim and activists said they were disappointed and angry that a former BART officer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man at an Oakland train station. John Burris,......
  • Tax Day 'T.E.A. Parties'

    The American Family Association will hold several Taxed Enough  Already (T.E.A.) parties Wednesday to protest runaway government spending and over- taxation. Here's a list of some protest locations: Santa Barbara Tea Party         April 15, 2009 at 1PM...
  • Amber Alert Cancelled: Toddler Found Safe

    SAN LEANDRO -- Police say they have found the subject of a statewide Amber Alert. The child is safe and her father is in custody. The Amber Alert was issued across California for a 22-month-old girl taken a knifepoint from her mother in San Leandro....
  • Finally, the ritual is legally theirs

    For The Record: Roman Catholic bishops: An article about gay marriage in Tuesday's Section A reported that L.A. Cardinal Roger Mahony and seven other Southern California Roman Catholic bishops reaffirmed their opposition to same-sex marriage. In...
  • BART cop granted $3M bail in murder case

    A judge has set bail for the Bay Area transit officer accused of killing an unarmed man at $3 million. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Morris Jacobson issued his decision Friday, after the lawyer for 27-year-old Johannes Mehserle argued that his...