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 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