Welcome to the Division of Pediatric Psychology, which specializes in children with developmental disorders/disabilities, behavioral disorders secondary to the developmental disabilities, and chronic medical conditions.
Our extensive team includes Clinical Psychologists, Pediatric Psychologists, and Pediatric Neuropsychologists.
We have an APPIC-accredited post doctoral training program. For more information, please click here.
The children seen typically have a complex presentation of medical, developmental, and emotional/behavioral components that require intensive assessment. Many children have limited or no verbal communication. Other children present with behavioral or other (e.g., physical) challenges that have interfered with previous efforts to evaluate the child. Often, the children have been evaluated by other professionals but referred to us, needing further clarification/assistance in diagnosis. For many children, previous interventions have not been effective or it is suspected that additional factors are impacting the child’s presentation.
The assessment methods used by psychologists in developmental-behavioral pediatrics may include:
A referral is required to make an appointment with the Division of Pediatric Psychology.