Our section provides care to children from a wide geographic region. Patients are seen at Comer Children’s Hospital in Chicago and The Erikson Institute Center for Healthy Families, Advocate Illinois Masonic Pediatric Development Center and Advocate Children's Hospital Park Ridge and Easter Seals of Dupage and Fox Valley.
The service includes four board certified Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricians, pediatric developmental and behavioral fellows, a registered nurse, social worker, and research coordinator. The section has expertise in developmental diagnosis, biomedical management and family support for children with motor, communicative, sensory, developmental, genetic, neurological, learning and behavior disorders.
- We serve children with autistic spectrum, developmental delays, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, and genetic disability. Priority is for children < 8 years, children who have received NICU, PICU, Cardiac, Oncology, Genetic, Neurological or Surgical Interventions.
- We serve children with a spectrum of learning, behavior, communicative, perceptual, and social skill disorders.
- We serve children, adolescents and families who have been exposed to violence through programs of trauma informed care.