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.
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.