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Kennedy Krieger Institute – Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Medicine
Located in Baltimore, MD., Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, through patient care, special education, research, and professional training.
Diagnoses Served: Cerebral Palsy syndromes (including spastic diplegia spastic quadriplegia – choreoathetosis, dystonia) associated with brain malformations, prematurity, asphyxia, infection, and non-accidental trauma. Genetic syndromes – known and suspected.
Kennedy Krieger’s patient care programs offer an interdisciplinary treatment approach tailored to the individual needs of each child, throughout all stages of care. Highly trained professionals from various disciplines and departments collaborate to design treatment plans specific to each patient's needs. In addition to our neurobehavioral, rehabilitation, and pediatric feeding disorders inpatient units, we offer more than 55 outpatient clinics, along with several home and community programs. Learn more.
Children treated at Kennedy Krieger are seen by a variety of health care professionals working together in one or more of the Institute’s clinical disciplines or departments. This interdisciplinary approach puts Kennedy Krieger at the forefront in providing patient care for individuals with multiple developmental disabilities.
The following specialized Patient Care Centers provide interdisciplinary teams that coordinate comprehensive diagnostic treatment and evaluation services around each individual child's special needs:
- Center for Autism and Related Disorders
- Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy
- Center for Development and Learning
- Family Center
- Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders
- Center for Holoprosencephaly and Related Malformations
- Center for Spina Bifida and Related Conditions
- International Center for Spinal Cord Injury
- Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center
Kennedy Krieger Institute – The Resource Finder
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (800) 390-3372
The mission of the Resource Finder is to inform consumers, families and professionals about community services, trainings, research, and other information on developmental disabilities and related disorders across the lifespan. This is accomplished through mediums that would best suit the customer such as telephone, electronic methods, conferences, printed materials, video, and other methods.
Referral Line:(443) 923-9400
Toll-Free Referral:(888) 554-2080