The Kennedy Krieger Institute Center for Autism offers families: Clinical service provider of multidisciplinary evaluations, day treatment, and behavioral therapy for children with ASD in the Baltimore, Maryland area.
Website provides information and support for families with a child with ASD.
1. Outreach initiative provides:
a. Early signs of autism video tutorial;
b. Physician webinar on medication management;
c. Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) Parent & Professional Trainings with a web-based archive for all past trainings with resources;
d. Annual autism conference.
2. Inspiring stories of treatment successes for children diagnosed with ASD:
3. Free guides and fact sheets:
a. “Healthy Smiles for Autism” that helps parents teach children with ASD how to brush and floss with the help of step-by- step instruction, social stories, and visual sequencing cards that can be used wherever brushing happens. The guide also provides information to help parents prepare their children for a first dental visit. Free download at www.healthysmilesforautism.org;
b. Coping with an autism diagnosis;
c. Picture exchange communication factsheet;
d. Visual aids factsheet;
e. Sensory processing factsheet;
f. Parent’s guide to research.