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.