Developmental Pediatricians

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Developmental Pediatricians

Developmental-behavioral pediatricians evaluate, counsel, and

provide treatment for children, adolescents, and their families with a

wide range of developmental and behavioral diffi culties, including

• Learning disorders including dyslexia, writing diffi culties, math disorders,

and other school-related learning problems

• Attention and behavioral disorders including attention-defi cit/hyperactivity

disorder and associated conditions including oppositional-defi ant behavior,

conduct problems, depression, and anxiety disorders

• Tics, Tourette syndrome, and other habit disorders

• Regulatory disorders including sleep disorders, feeding problems,

discipline diffi culties, complicated toilet-training issues, enuresis

(bedwetting), and encopresis (soiling)

• Developmental disabilities including cerebral palsy, spina bifi da,

mental retardation, autism spectrum disorders, and visual and

hearing impairments

• Delayed development in speech, language, motor skills, and

thinking ability

• Behavioral and developmental problems complicating the full range

of pediatric chronic illnesses and disabling conditions (for example,

genetic disorders, epilepsy, prematurity, diabetes, asthma, cancer)



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