The Division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital includes two clinical units: the Developmental Medicine Center (DMC) and the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) .
The DMC provides developmental evaluation and treatment services for infants, children and adolescents with a wide range of developmental, behavioral and learning difficulties.
We have expertise in the following areas:
We strive to help you, your child and the community in several ways:
- Clinical practice: Advance care through early diagnosis and evidence-based protocols geared to specific disorders in order to maximize the quality of your child’s life.
- Conducting research: Advance research in the causes, diagnosis and ultimately treatment of developmental disorders through multi-disciplinary collaborations and a focus on translational research.
- Training: Through a program that combines cutting-edge clinical and research components, train future leaders and clinicians in the field of developmental medicine.
- Community outreach: Leveraging the resources of our division to expand the capacity of pediatricians, teachers and parents as they serve developmentally challenged children within the community.