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  • Minority toddlers with autism being diagnosed later than white kids

    Minority toddlers have more language, communication and gross motor skill delays than white toddlers, according to a new study from Kennedy Krieger Institute. Previous research concluded that children of African American, Hispanic and Asian descent...
  • Linda Schuberth

    Linda Schuberth, a senior occupational therapist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute who helped children overcome swallowing and feeding issues, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, March 5 at her Homeland home. She...
  • Scuba diving may hold promise for paraplegics

    Scuba diving may hold promise for paraplegics
    Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Maryland names three women to board of directors

    United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, a nonprofit organization with locations in Arbutus and Halethorpe to support individuals with disabilities achieve independence and productivity, name these women to its board of directors: • Vanessa Jones,...
  • Kennedy Krieger patient's home gets 'Extreme Makeover' treatment

    Kennedy Krieger patient's home gets 'Extreme Makeover' treatment
    Through the magic of television, America and 180 other countries will watch tonight as ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition unveils a new home for a 24-year-old quadriplegic patient at Baltimore's Kennedy Krieger Institute. But in fact, Brian Keefer...
  • Thomas Talbott Bond

    Thomas Talbott Bond
    Thomas Talbott Bond, founder of the T. Talbott Bond Co., a Baltimore-Washington photocopier dealership, died Friday of complications from dementia and a broken hip at Keswick Multicare Center. The longtime Ruxton resident was 85. The son of Henry M....
  • Tom Gattis: Ready to unleash Tension again at 47

    Tom Gattis: Ready to unleash Tension again at 47
    Tom Gattis is not an easy man to reach, but the Maryland native has a pretty good excuse. As a structural engineer at New Mexico's Los Alamos National Laboratory, he works in a facility that specializes in nuclear weapons research. Not many former rock...
  • Northern Baltimore city events

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • Family forgoes Thanksgiving to run model trains for charity

    Family forgoes Thanksgiving to run model trains for charity
    Model trains, not turkey, top the Thanksgiving menu for the Schumm family of Harford County. They have, for the past nine years, forgone the traditional dinner so they can treat thousands of others to a visual feast at the Kennedy Krieger Institute's...
  • Share your blessings

    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • Schaefer's aquarium mermaid tells her tale, three decades later

    Schaefer's aquarium mermaid tells her tale, three decades later
    She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention. But she'd never seen anything like...