Norton Children’s Development Center Care Team

Norton Children’s Development Center, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, provides pediatric developmental-behavioral care for children with a wide range of conditions. Our multidisciplinary team at Norton Children’s Development Center is made up of developmental-behavioral pediatricians, clinical geneticists, nurse practitioners, child psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, genetic counselors, dietitians/nutritionists and social workers with the experience and training to provide care that’s “Just for Kids.”

Occupational Therapists

Elizabeth A. Grant, OTD, OTR/L

Scott D. Tomchek, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Dietitians

Diana Pantalos, Ph.D., RDN, L.D.

Robin Weller, R.D.

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics and Genetics – 5347

Norton Children’s Development Center

(502) 588-0850

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