Norton Children’s Development Center Services

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Norton Children’s Development Center, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, provides developmental-behavioral pediatrics care for children with a wide range of developmental or behavioral conditions.

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Developmental-behavioral pediatric specialists diagnose, treat and provide insight into the unique needs of children with developmental disorders. Services are provided to help families gain a better understanding and appreciation of the child’s strengths and variabilities. The developmental-behavioral pediatrics team works closely with other specialists and agencies to provide comprehensive developmental care for neurodiverse children with special health care needs.

Conditions Developmental-Behavioral Specialists Treat

  • Attention and behavioral disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and associated conditions
  • Behavioral and developmental issues related to chronic illnesses
  • General development and cognitive delays
  • Developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and visual and hearing impairments
  • Genetic conditions, including fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Marfan syndrome and neurofibromatosis
  • Learning differences, including dyslexia and school-related learning issues
  • Tourette syndrome and other habit disorders
  • Feeding disorder of oral-sensorimotor or behavioral origin

Developmental-Behavioral Specialty Clinics Include

  • Fragile X Clinic
  • WHAS Crusade Learning Differences Clinic
  • Feeding Disorders Clinic
  • WHAS Autism Biomedical Clinic

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