Developmental Medicine Center

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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:

Our expertise

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.
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