About Kennedy Krieger Institute
The Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) is a national non-profit program that develops and provides medical, educational, and community interventions for infants, children, and adolescents with developmental disorders of the brain. These conditions include, but are not limited to, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, head injury, and adrenoleukodystrophy. Behavioral research has been the central focus of the institute since its inception in 1937. The Kennedy Krieger Institute includes a children’s hospital, a school, clinics, and a research institute. The program serves the United States, Canada, and locations worldwide. The institute also trains more than 200 health professionals annually who then work in other programs throughout the world, serving children with disabilities and their families. The institute offers a variety of educational materials including newsletters, reports, brochures, and audiovisuals.