The Kennedy Krieger Institute treats children and adolescents with disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system. The Institute’s Rehabilitation Continuum of Care (RCC) provides interdisciplinary rehabilitation services to children and adolescents with brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy (primarily post orthopedic surgery) and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. The interdisciplinary team consists of: medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, behavioral and neuropsychologists, social workers, educational specialists, nutritionists, child life specialists, recreational therapists, assistive technology specialists and clinical care managers.
The Rehabilitation Continuum of Care is accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organizations (TJC) and an active member and supporter of the Brain Injury Association of Maryland, Inc. (BIAM). The RCC’s Brain Injury program, established in 1979, was the first CARF accredited Pediatric Brain Injury Program in Maryland.