Developmental and Behavioral Medicine

Developmental and Behavioral Medicine

Developmental and Behavioral Medicine offers a comprehensive array of services for children, adolescents and their families with a range of developmental and behavioral difficulties. Specially-trained staff provides family-centered care tailored to the individual needs of each child and family.

Developmental and Behavioral Medicine

Conditions we treat

  • Adjustment disorders
  • Attention and behavioral disorders including ADHD and associated conditions, such as oppositional-defiant behavior
  • Autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities
  • Cognitive challenges including intellectual disabilities
  • Developmental delays including speech and language problems
  • Discipline difficulties
  • Elimination problems such as complicated toilet-training issues, enuresis (bedwetting), and encopresis (soiling)
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • Learning challenges and other school-related learning problems
  • Mood problems including anxiety and depression
  • Regulatory disorders including sleep and feeding problems
  • Tics, Tourette syndrome, and other habit disorders

Patients benefit from a multidisciplinary care team that includes board-certified developmental-behavioral pediatricians, nurse practitioners, social workers, speech and language pathologists, psychologists, and occupational and physical therapists. They work with children and families to identify a child's unique strengths and challenges and to develop a family-centered and culturally-sensitive treatment plan that is designed to help each child reach their greatest potential.

Contact Us

Pediatric Specialty Center at One Long Wharf
One Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511

Call 203.785.4081 for appointments and inquiries