Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics


Appointments to Children's Hospital Developmental & Behavioral pediatric specialists are made by physician referral only.

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the Donald A. Gardner Family Center for Developing Minds specializes in evaluating and treating children with developmental difficulties and related behavioral challenges. This comprehensive, specialized program of the Greenville Health System Children’s Hospital is one of the largest such programs in the country.

Our specialists provide consultations, evaluations, and management of the following conditions in children:

  •     Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  •     Autism Spectrum Disorders
  •     Developmental delays (language, motor, cognitive, and social)
  •     Learning and school problems
  •     Intellectual Disabilities
  •     Cerebral palsy
  •     Hearing and other sensory impairments

In addition, specialists treat children with developmental and behavioral challenges associated
with medical conditions including:

  • Prematurity
  • Genetic disorders (Down Syndrome, Fragile X)
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Feeding disorder
  • Chronic illnesses (HIV, sickle cell anemia)
  • Spina Bifida

 In addition to our clinical services, the Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics is committed to education, research and advocacy to ensure that every child in our region has the opportunity to reach their full potential. These activities include our Fellowship Training Program, a statewide Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Program, the Help Me Grow Program, and the Institute For Child Success.