Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021

Sam's Story | Kennedy Krieger Institute

Sam, 10, has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and has been a patient of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders for the..

title Sam, 10, has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and has been a patient of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders for the past four years. Last summer, his Kennedy Krieger care team diagnosed him with epilepsy, a not uncommon diagnosis for children with ASD. Since starting on epilepsy medication, “It’s like the world opened up for him,” his mother, Bethel, says. “He was finally able to understand us and express himself. … He just became a part of the world.”

With more than 20 locations across Maryland, Kennedy Krieger Institute, a nonprofit organization, has been providing specialized research, education and healthcare services to children and families for more than 80 years. Visit KennedyKrieger.org for more information on Kennedy Krieger’s programs and services, and visit HelpKids.KennedyKrieger.org to make a donation to support the work that helps kids like Sam and their families.

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By: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Title: Sam's Story | Kennedy Krieger Institute
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